townland
An Curraichín Theas
genitive: an Churraichín Theas
validated name
(Irish)
Curraheen South
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the small (tract of) wet land
    Curraichín na mBocht, ‘the small (tract of) wet land of the poor’, a bhí san ainm sa 16ú haois (féach 1587 ‘Carryhynemoght’, Calendar of Patent Rolls).

  • English

    the small (tract of) wet land
    In the 16th century the name was Curraichín na mBocht, ‘the small (tract of) wet land of the poor’ (see 1587 ‘Carryhynemoght’, Calendar of Patent Rolls).

Centrepoint

52.1022, -7.97142latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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