townland
Móin Fad
genitive: Mhóin Fad
(Irish)
Moanfad
(English)

Glossary

móin, mónaidh
English bogland

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    (the) bog(land) of

    Ní léir bunús an dara heilimint. B’fhéidir gur gaelú ar shloinne Angla-Normannach atá ann, e.g. 1308 ‘John Fat’ [Contae Chill Dara], Calendar of Justiciary Rolls III 86. Cf., leis, bf Faiteann/Fatthen ( 20) (#46701), nach léir a bhrí ach an oiread.

    Cf. bf Cnocán na gCat (#28361) in Uí Fhairchealláin.

Centrepoint

52.916, -7.60862 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1659
Monephat
Cen. Leathanach: 492
1805
Moenfad
Cahill (La)
1815
Moonfatt
CGn. Imleabhar: 695.549.477474
1838
Moanfat
Alley, P.:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfad
BS:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Monefadd
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moenfad
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfat
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfad
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfat
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfat
Local:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838y
Móin fada, 'long bog'
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838x
Monefat, móin f
pl:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Moanfad
Thacker, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,9
1838
Monefat
Vestry Bk.:AL Leathanach: La004,9
2004
moːnˈfad
Áit.

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