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Re: River Cashen, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Posted by: Natalie Cashon Date: September 22, 2000 at 11:23:56
In Reply to: River Cashen, Co. Kerry, Ireland by Natalie Cashon of 354

I may have found the answer thanks to an Irish dictionary. Here's the path. It's very helpful:

http://www.ceantar.org/Dicts/MB2/index.html

An Casan means "The Path" in Irish Gaelic.

So now the question remains, were the Cashens named after the river? Or was the river named after the Cashens? Which came first? The chicken or the egg....



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