townland
Cnoc an Toirín
genitive: Chnoc an Toirín
(Irish)
Knockatooreen
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Centrepoint

52.8163, -8.73831latitude, longitude
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Historical references

c.1600
Knocktorene
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 82
1677
Knockatorin
ASE Leathanach: 236:55
1678
Knocktoreene
ASE Leathanach: 247:30
1685
K: toreen
Hib. Del.
1696
Knocktoreen
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1.235
1703
Knockterone
Forf. Est. Leathanach: 354:1
1725
Knocktoreen
CGn. Leathanach: 45.153.28557
1787
Knocktoreene
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Cruckatooreen
BS:AL
1839
The local name is Knockycurreen, in Irish Cnoc Uí Curraoin
OD:AL
1839
Cnuc a tuairín
pl scriosta:AL
1839
cnoc ui c(h)urraoin
pl:AL

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