townland
Caisleán an Ghrásaigh
genitive: Chaisleán an Ghrásaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Castlegrace
(English)

Glossary

English castle

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the castle of An Grásach
    An Grásach — ón sloinne Grás (< le Gras na nAngla-Normannach).

  • English

    the castle of An Grásach
    An Grásach — from the surname Grás (< Anglo-Norman le Gras).

Centrepoint

52.2884, -7.95199 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1308-9
Grasecastell
COD Leathanach: 1.164
1308-9
Graciscastell
RBO Leathanach: 145
1408c
Gracescastle
COD Leathanach: IV.177
1433
Graces Castall
COD Leathanach: III.100
1500c
Gracys Castell
COD Leathanach: IV.344
1508
Gracescastell
COD Leathanach: III.336
1542
Graciscastell
COD Leathanach: IV.212
1550c
Caisleán an Ghrásuigh
CDhonn. Leathanach: 5089
1551
Gracescastle
COD Leathanach: V.14
1566
Grace castell
F Leathanach: 938
1576
Gracecastell
F Leathanach: 2776
1601
Gracecastell
F Leathanach: 6532
1603
Castlegrace
F Leathanach: 6762
1603
Gracecastle
F Leathanach: 6765
1654
Gracecastle
CS I Leathanach: I.260
1654
Gracecastle
CS II Leathanach: II.411
1654
Castlegrace
CS I Leathanach: I.333,335,337, & rl
1655
Castlegrace
DS
1659
Castlegrace
Cen. Leathanach: 312
1660c
Castle Grace
BSD Leathanach: 151
1662
Grace Castle
Inq. Leathanach: III.326
1665-6
Grace castle
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 25
1666-7
Castlegrace
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 93
1778
Castle Grace
T&S Leathanach: 121
1840
Castlegrace
BS:AL
1840
a ghrása
pl:AL
1840
Caisléan a Ghrásaigh
AL
1963-4
kiʃˌl′ɑːnˈɣrɑːsə/ /kiʃˌl′ɑːɴˈɣrɑːs
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.34
1963
ˌkasəlˈgreːs
Áit.

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