Gortaree, County Fermanagh
Ir. Gort an Rí ‘fort of the king'
Another possible derivation of this name is Gort an Fhraoigh ‘field of the heather’, although this seems less likely given previous proposals of Gort an Rí ‘field of the king’. There is another Gortaree in the parish of Killesher.
Historical name form
|Old Form||Ref. Date||Reference|
|Gortery||1620||CPR Jas I 482b|
|Gortery||1659||Census 1659 117|
|Gortarees al. Gorteen||1834||OSNB 54 B116|
|~Gort a Righ ""field of the king""||1834||J O'D (OSNB) 54 B116|
|""field of the king""||1875||Joyce ii 511|
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