Cionn tSáile
genitive: Chionn tSáile
validated name
(Irish)
Kinsale
(English)

Glossary

ceann, cionn
English head, headland

Hierarchy

county

Centrepoint

51.6986, -8.51339 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1199
Cennsali
Pont. Hib. Leathanach: 1.108
1300c
Kysaly [sic]
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 320
1301
Kynsale
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 7
1311
Kynsale
CJR Leathanach: iii, 198
1427
Kynsall
Ann. Corc. Leathanach: 2.3
1428
hi ccind Sáile
ARÉ Leathanach: iv, 872
1428
a Cinn tshaile
AU I Leathanach: iii, 104
1432
go cind saile
ARÉ Leathanach: 890
1474
Kinsall
Ann. Corc. Leathanach: 8.26
1540-1
Kynsayll
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 152
1600
[g.] chinn tsáile
ARÉ Leathanach: vi, 2160
1601
[g.] chinn tsáile
ARÉ Leathanach: vi, 2268
1650c
go Cionn tSáile
Ó Bruadair Leathanach: ii, 82
1655
Kinssale (liberties)
DS
1750
Kingsale
Smith Cork Leathanach: 1.215
1840
Ceann sáile, head of salt water, brine
OD
ALPB
1969
Cionn tSáile
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 76

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