townland
Corr Riabháin
genitive: Chorr Riabháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Correvan
(English)

Glossary

English round hill, pointed hill, hollow; pointed, conspicuous, odd

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    round hill of (the) stripe; round hill of (the) swarthy one
    Riabhán < riabhach, 'swarthy, streaked, &c.'; d'fhéadfadh leasainm duine a bheith i gceist anseo

  • English

    round hill of (the) stripe; round hill of (the) swarthy one
    Riabhán < riabhach, 'swarthy, streaked, &c.'; this could be a personal nickname

Centrepoint

54.2789, -7.96863 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Currevan
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Currevan
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Currevan
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Cor Riabháin, 'Revan's round hill'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Cor aoibhin?
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Correavan
"See Fermanagh near Garrison where the termin: reavan occurs" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca035,50
1836
Correvan
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ca035,50

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