townland
Lios an Mheatha
genitive: Lios an Mheatha
validated name
(Irish)
Lissava
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of (the) decay, failure (of legal obligation)?
    Féach A Dictionary of the Irish Language agus Early Irish Farming (innéacs Gaeilge), s.v. meth.

  • English

    the ring-fort of (the) decay, failure (of legal obligation)?
    See A Dictionary of the Irish Language and Early Irish Farming (Irish index), s.v. meth.

Centrepoint

52.3741, -7.95069latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1547
Lysnevea
COD Leathanach: V.1
1548
Lysevee
COD Leathanach: V.4
1591
Lios in Metha
Féach Celtica IX 146
Laud Misc. Leathanach: 610 (Celtica VI. 144)
1595
Lysna
F Leathanach: 5950
1596
Lissevea
Inq. Leathanach: I.250
1604
Lisna
CPR Leathanach: 54b
1610
Lishveagh
CPR Leathanach: 160
1654
Lissevea
CS I Leathanach: I.352-4, 359: II.15
1654
Lissevae
CS I Leathanach: I.260
1654
Lishevevea
CS I Leathanach: I.350
1654
Lishevea
CS I Leathanach: I.350,353
1654
Lissavea
CS II Leathanach: II.17
1655c
Kilcomanbeg, Kilcomanmore, Scart Kilcoman
DS
1655
Lissera
DS
1660c
Lissevea
BSD Leathanach: 145
1660c
Lissenea
BSD Leathanach: 146
1665-6
Lissonea
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 27
1666-7
Lissetre
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 86
1750
Lisseva, Liseva
CGn. Leathanach: 138.570.96083
1750
Lissevea
CGn. Leathanach: 141.476.96447
1840
Lissiva
BS:AL
1840
lios a bheath, long
pl:AL
1840
lios a mheátha, 'fort of the mede' ('-th-' athraithe go '-dh-' le dúch sa 3ú focal)
AL
1952
lios Uí bhFathaigh
PN Decies Leathanach: 302
1985
ˌlɪsəˈvʲaː
Áit.

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