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Gortnaree, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Gort na Rí 'field of the kings'

Background

There is a Gortaree in Co. Fermanagh, in the parish of Killesher, however the appearance of what looks to be like the plural definite article na, the form Gort na Rí 'field of the kings' more accurately represents the linguistic facts.

References

FK (2019)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~Gort na Righ ""field of the kings""1834J O'D (OSNB) B154
Barony
Lurg
Parish
Drumkeeran
Parish in 1851
Drumkeeran
Townland
None
Place name ID
3480
Place name type
T