townland
An Ráithín
genitive: an Ráithín
(Irish)
Raheen
(English)

Glossary

English small ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.6649, -6.44999latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1597
Rahemremonoe
ii 465
CPCR
1605
Rahinemoney ? (H. Broncar)
CPR Leathanach: 64a
1619
Rahyn otherwise Rahinkeraght (Thos. Hibbotts)
CPR Leathanach: 448b
1630
Ballinrahin
Inq. Lag. Alt: 53 C I
1654
Rahine (Muntnorish)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 271
1659
Rahin
Cen. Leathanach: 555
1780c
Raheen (Austin – Inman)
CGn. Imleabhar: 372, Leathanach: 463, Uimhir: 249749
1830c
Raheen
TAB Imleabhar: 4
1840
Raheen
B.E. Hayden, C.C.:AL (LG)
1840
Raheen
BS Sketch:AL (LG)

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