townland
Lios Mhic Mhurchaidh
genitive: Lios Mhic Mhurchaidh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lismacmurrogh
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Mac Murchaidh
    Mac Murchaidh — sloinne seachas ainm athartha sa chás seo, is dócha (cf. 'McMorogh' ar cheann de na sloinnte is comónta i measc na nGael i mbarúntacht Mhaigh Dumha dar le 'Census' 1659)

  • English

    the ring-fort of Mac Murchaidh
    Mac Murchaidh — probably a surname, rather than a patronymic (cf. 'McMorogh' listed as one of the principal surnames of the barony of Moydow in the 'Census' of 1659)

Centrepoint

53.5946, -7.78565 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Lysmacmorrogh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
Lismacmurgh
CPR Leathanach: 481b
1620
Lismacmorogh
CPR Leathanach: 537a
1629
Lismacmoroh
Cotton Map
1655
Lismacmurra
DS
1655
¼ of Lismackmura
DS
c.1660
¼ of Lissmacanarra
BSD Leathanach: 120
1666
LismacMorgh (part) (Capt. Henry Sankey)
ASE Leathanach: 63
1723
Lismacumurrogh
CGn. Imleabhar: 40.160.24774
1751
Lismacmurragh
CGn. Imleabhar: 148.299.99665
1813
Borbuie
Edgeworth
1836
Lismacmurra
BS:AL
1836
¼ of Lismacmurra
DS Ref.:AL
1836
¼ of Lismcmurra
DS Map:AL
1836
Lysmacmorrogh
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Lios Mc Muircheartaigh [scriosta]
OD:AL Nóta: scriosta
1836
Lios Mc Murchadha, “Mac Murrough’s town”
OD:AL
1836
pronoun – murrogh
pron.:AL
1908
Lios Mhic Murchadha, “MacMurrough’s fort, or Murphy’s fort”
MacGivney Leathanach: 169
2008
lismakˈmorə
Áit.

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