civil parishelectoral district
An Gort Rua
genitive: an Ghoirt Rua
validated name
(Irish)
Gortroe
(English)

Glossary

gort, gart
English field
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

52.036, -8.25237latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
The Parish of Gortroe
DS (P)
1655
Gortroe Parish
DS
1659
Gortro
Hib. Del.
1660c
Gortroe
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 44
1841
Gortroe
O'Brien, C.:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Roche, E.:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortrowe
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Dep. 1652:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gort ruadh, 'red field'
OC/OD:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
OD:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
O'Callaghan, D.:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe & Desert
Cork, Cloyne & Ross
Archdeacon:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Croker, S.:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Rathcormack PP:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Police Reg. Bk.:AL (Co) Leathanach: Co163,3
1841
Gortroe
Cess Applot.:AL Leathanach: Co163,3
1923
Paróiste an Tobair
From the well-known holy well at Garrantaggart the whole parish is popularly known as Bartlemy, and sometimes Irish speakers refer to it simply as Paróiste an Tobair
PRIA 36 C 11 Leathanach: 168

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