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Caher is an Anglicised form of the Irish language word cathair (meaning "stone ringfort") and may refer to: Caher


  • Cathair, a general term for a stone ringfort in Ireland


Anglicised forms of many Irish place-names, such as

  • Caher Island an uninhabited island off the coast of County Mayo.
  • Cahir (sometimes spelled Caher) a town in South Tipperary in Ireland.
  • Several historic Electoral divisions in Ireland - including places named "Caher" in Clare, Cork, Kerry, Queen's County (Laois), and Tipperary:
    • In County Clare, Scarriff SRD, several townlands named Caher in Ogonnelloe civil parish in Tulla Lower barony and in Feakle civil parish in Tulla Upper barony.
    • In County Cork (East Riding section), SRD Youghal, a townland named Caher in Mogeely civil parish in Kinnatalloon barony.
    • In County Cork (West Riding section), six townlands in six separate SRDs and DEDs.
    • In County Kerry, three townlands in three separate SRDs and DEDs.
    • In County Laois (Queens), two townlands, both in the civil parish of Offerlane in Upperwoods barony, Abbeyleix SRD, Caher DED.
    • In County Tipperary (South Riding section), a civil parish (containing Caher Town) in Iffa and Offa West barony, Clogheen SRD, Caher DED.