townland
Maigh Eo
genitive: Mhaigh Eo
(Irish)
Mayo
(English)

Glossary

English yew-tree
maigh, magh
English plain

Centrepoint

54.0558, -7.85042 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Ca; Dn; La Gan chártaí "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Magh-Eo = Plain of the yew trees. Fiant, 5439 – Elizabeth (Mayo) "
Nóta
"Arch.Inventory: Rath. In an undulating landscape (114). Enclosure. In a flat low-lying position, on the right bank of the Yellow River…(157). "
Nóta
1590
Mayo
F Leathanach: 5439
1622
Moyoigh
CPR Leathanach: 529a
1655
Mayoe
DS
1659
Mayo
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Mayo
BSD Leathanach: 8
1667
Mayo
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
1685
Mayoe
Hib. Del.
1817
Mayo
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Mayo
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs, 15
1836
Mayo
DS:AL
1836
Mayo
BS:AL
1836
Mayo
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Mayo
Larkin (Li)
1836
Mayo
HCSR:AL 
1836
Mayo
HCER 1820:AL
1836
Maigh Eó
'field of the yew'
OD:AL
1836
Mayo
OD:AL
1836
[Mayo]
"…contains two Danish forts…"
Desc. Rem.:AL
1852
Mayo
(Carter/LaTouche)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 461

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