townland
Ros Láithrigh
genitive: Ros Láithrigh
(Irish)
Rosslara
(English)

Glossary

ros
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

52.8889, -8.69449 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta: 'Roskary' BSD 27 (no. 16), aonad talún ar leithligh 6 'Roslaragh' BSD 27 (no. 17), Tugtar thíos foirmeacha an áitainm 'Roskary':
c1400 Rosa Carrthuighe (gin.) AID 44
1621 Roscarhy Inq. II. 76
1624 Rosclare, Roscarry Inq. II. 27
1624 Rosscarry Inq. II. 35 1/2
1637 Roscary Inq. III. 8
c1660 Roskary BSD 27
1696 Roschary alias Roscartry Inq. I. 216
(cf Clooncarhy: ? Cluain Cairthe, B Tulla Lwr.); Abhainn Chárthaí Ci;
Gleann Láithrigh LM
cf Cloonlara Tulla Lwr p. Kiltenanlea: Cluain Lára P.O (recte Cluain Láithrigh??)
Onom - lathraigh: Tulach Lathraich BB (in Conn.), srl
Contribb láthrach also láithreach ' site, position?
Ó Don láithreach
Láithreach P.O. (3)
1592
Rosse laherye
Inq. Leathanach: 1.29
1608
Roslara
Inq. Leathanach: 1.74
1608
Roslarie
Inq. Leathanach: 1.77
1608
Roslary
Inq. Leathanach: 1.80
1626
Roslary
Inq. Leathanach: 2.151
1659
Rosslary
Cen. Leathanach: 170
c1660
Roslaragh
BSD Leathanach: 27
1677
Roslary
ASE Leathanach: 239:12
1685
Roslaragh
Hib. Del.
1696
Roslary
Inq. Leathanach: 1.216
1787
Rosslaragh
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Rosslara
BS:AL
1839
Ros lara
OD:AL
1839
ros lára
pl:AL
1983
ˌros:ˈɭa:rə
Áit. Uimhir : C730A445, C732A035

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