townland
An Mullach Buí
genitive: an Mhullaigh Bhuí
(Irish)
Mullaghboy
(English)

Glossary

English yellow
mullach, mullaigh
English hilltop

Centrepoint

54.007, -7.97052 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf: Ao, Ca, FM, CD, Do, Mí, Mu, TE P: Drumreilly b: Carrigallen "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Mullach-Buidhe = Yellow hill or height Buidhe, from furze blossoms possible. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. On top of a drumlin (117). Enclosure. Towards the top of a drumlin (157). "
Nóta
1621
Mallaghboy
CPR Leathanach: 518b
1660c
Mullaghboy
BSD Leathanach: 47
1667
?Mullaghbegg
ASE Leathanach: 129
1685
Mullaboy
Hib. Del.
1833
Mullaghboy
TAB Leathanach: 87, Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1836
Mullaghboy
BS:AL
1836
Mullagboy
CM:AL
1836
Mullaghboy
Buck:AL
1836
Mullaghbay
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Mullaghbay
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Mullach buidhe,
'yellow summit'
OD:AL
1836
Mullaghboy
OD:AL
1836
Mullaghboy
"…south of the most northern point is a Danish fort."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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