townland
An Foraoisín
genitive: an Fhoraoisín
(Irish)
Forristeen
(English)

Centrepoint

53.0592, -6.68172latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1725.
part of Dunlavin called Forest Hill
CGn.
1823
Foresteen
GJR 1821-23 (CM)
1824
Forresteenhill
TAB
1824
Foresteen
GJR 1823-24
1839
Fairistín, 'little forest'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
[Forristeen]
"Townland abounds with good springs and lime stone gravel." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Forristeen
pl:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Forristeen
OC:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Forresteen
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Forresteen
BS:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Foristeen
Hyland, J.:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
1839
Foristeen
Fisher, G.:AL Leathanach: CM038,43
2019
ˈfɔrəstiːn
Áit.
2019
ˌfɔrɘst ˈiːn
Áit.

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