townland
Móin na Sop
genitive: Mhóin na Sop
(Irish)
Monasop
(English)

Glossary

móin, mónaidh
English bogland

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the bog(land) of the wisps

    Portach léirithe anseo ar léarscáil SO 25ʺ (cf. ‘Peaty Gleys’, www.epa.ie).

Centrepoint

53.0413, -7.57968 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1784
Monesup
CGn. Imleabhar: 361, Leathanach: 104, Uimhir: 241519
1838
Monasop
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,24
1838
Monasup
BS:AL Leathanach: La047,24
1838
Móin na sop, 'bog of the wisps'
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,24
2004
moːnəˈsop
Áit.

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