An Ráth
genitive: na Rátha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rath
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.9177, -9.08098 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1302-6c
Rayth
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 300
1441
Raycblacmych
Ann. Laon. Leathanach: 33, 99
1442
Kaithblarhmat [rectius Raithblathmac]
CPL Leathanach: IX, 290
1443
Kayeblacnych
CPL Leathanach: IX, 346
1443
Raycblacmych
CPL Leathanach: IX,345
1445
Rathvllathmic
CPL Leathanach: IX, 521
1445
Ratthklathmic
CPL Leathanach: IX, 521
1480
Rabyblanich (recte Rath Blathmaic)
Ann. Laon. Leathanach: 63, 169
1480
Renete
CPL Leathanach: XIII, 682
1485
Rathblanye
parish church of
CPL Leathanach: XV, 93
1502
Rablanich
prebend of
CPL Leathanach: XVII, 409
1516
Kathblamac
also spelt Katblame
CPL Leathanach: XX, 432
1563
ratha blathmaic
ARÉ Leathanach: V, 1594
1580c
Rahe
TCD E.2.14
Co. an Chl. Leathanach: 116
1585
the Rathe
Mahowne oge O Griffa
F Leathanach: 4780
1592
Rathe
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1, 29
1593
Rath
Teige McDiermott roe
F Leathanach: 5808
1615
Rath
RVis. (Kill.) Leathanach: 212
1615
Rath
RVis. (Kill.) Leathanach: 215
1622
Rath
State Dioc. Leathanach: 104
1622
Rath
State Dioc. Leathanach: 112
1622
Rathblanage
State Dioc. Leathanach: 135
1622
Rath
State Dioc. Leathanach: 142
1622
Rath
State Dioc. Leathanach: 143
1629
Rath
Rect. de
Val. Ben. Leathanach: 13
1629
Rath-blanage
Val. Ben. Leathanach: 13
1629
Rath-blanage
Vic. de
Val. Ben. Leathanach: 14
1633
Rath
Vis. Reg. Leathanach: 161
1633
Rath
Vis. Reg. Leathanach: 163
1637
Rath
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 3, 28
1650c
Rátha Bloid?
Ráth Bláthmhaic
LM Leathanach: 311
1659
Rath
Cen. Leathanach: 176
1660c
Rath a Parcell
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 529
1685
Rath
Hib. Del.
1694
Rath
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1, 213
1787
Cas. Rath Ch.
Pelham (Cl)
1808
Rath
castles - Two at Rath, one not noticed by Mr. Pelham in his map.
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 310
1808
Rath
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 349
1839
[Rath]
"it contains another fort along with Lissnaraha and also a burial ground...There is a fort in this townland called Lissnaraha...There is a hole called Poulygriffe[.]h" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Lissnaraha
Local:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Lios na Rátha
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Rath Church
Local:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Teampall na Ratha
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Caislean na Rátha
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Rath
Ret. Still Fines 1816:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath
List (Rath):AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath
Tithe Bk. (Gardiner, J.):AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rathe
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rayth
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Ráth
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath Blathmaic
ARÉ:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath Blathmaic, 'Blamac's fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath Bishop Land
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1839
Rath Common
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl124,33
1992
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