townland
Ráth Chaoláin
genitive: Ráth Chaoláin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Raheelan
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Caolán
    Caolán — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the ring-fort of Caolán
    Caolán — personal name

Centrepoint

54.1231, -7.45328 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1709
Rahelan uper
Carvaghs
1709
Rahelan Lower
Carvaghs
1836
Ráth Chaoláin, 'Keelan's rath or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Raheelan
"Made Rakeelan in every other county where it occurs" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Raheelan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Raheelon
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Raheelin
TAB Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Rahelan
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Raheelan
Lanesborough Survey 1705: Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Rahelan, Lower
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Rahulan
Return (HCons.):AL Leathanach: Ca021,21
1836
Rahelan, Uper
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca021,21

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