townland
Greanachán
genitive: Ghreanacháin
(Irish)
Granaghan
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    gravelly place
    Foirm dhíspeagtha de greanach < grean, is dócha

  • English

    gravelly place
    Probably a diminutive form of greanach < grean, 'gravel'

Centrepoint

52.7689, -8.85206latitude, longitude
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Historical references

18ú h.
Grenchán
Add. 20,717
BM Cat. Leathanach: I.70
c.1580
Granaghane
TCD E.2.14, castles
Co. an Chl. Leathanach: 102
1586
Grannaghan
Inq.(Ga) Leathanach: 1.65
1624
Grenaghan
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2.50
c.1655
Granaghan
DS
c.1660
Granaghan
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 150
1678
Granaghane
ASE Leathanach: 250.50
1678
Grannaghan
ASE Leathanach: 260.16
1680
Grannaghane
ASE Leathanach: 267.12
1696
Granaghan
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1.254
1734
Granahan
CGn. Leathanach: 80.151.55298
1753
Grangehanemore
CGn. Leathanach: 154.317.103866
1753
Grenahan more
CGn. Leathanach: 158.378.106392
1787
Granaghan
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Grannaghaunbeg, Grannaghaunmore
AL
1839
greanachán
OD:AL
1839
greanachán
pl:AL

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