townland
Na Comhracha
genitive: na gComhrach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Coragh
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the joint-ploughing field?
    the fields, places worked conjointly?
    < comhar +* achadh; < comhar + *-ach?

  • English

    the joint-ploughing field?
    the fields, places worked conjointly?
    < comhar +* achadh; < comhar + *-ach?

Centrepoint

54.1364, -7.45483 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1609
Nacorghah
MEC
1610
Nacorghagh
CPR Leathanach: 167b
1611
Nacorhugh
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 16 Car. I
1639
Nacarragh
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 62 Car. I
1640
Naghoraghe
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 67 Car. I
1642
Corragh
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 126
1660c
Corragh
BSD
1661
Nacorragh
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 1 Car. II
1661
Necorragh
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 1 Car. II
1666
Curragh als.<br/>Coraha
ASE Leathanach: 61
1709
Corragh
Carvaghs
1836
Corhagh
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Córthach, 'a moor'
"(local)" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Coragh
Lanesborough Survey 1809: Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Coragh
"This is a name of frequent occurence. See what is made general" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
[Coragh]
"There is a fort towards the S." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Coragh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Corough
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Corragh
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47
1836
Coragh
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca019,47

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