townland
Muiceanach
genitive: Mhuiceanach
(Irish)
Mucknagh
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
muc
English pig

Centrepoint

53.7587, -7.71702 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1612
Mokenaghmore
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1612
Mockanaghbegge
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
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Cotton Map
1778
Muchenagh
CGn. Imleabhar: 315.446.215402
1813
Mucknagh
Edgeworth
1835
Mucknagh
BS:AL
1835
Mucknagh
Edgeworth Map:AL
1835
Muc na ath, “the swines Ford” [iomlán scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1835
Mokenaghmore
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Mockanaghbegge
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Muiceanach, “a place where pigs feed”
OD:AL
1835
muicneach
pl:AL
1835
see indexes
OD:AL
1908
Muckinagh, Muiceanach, “a place where pigs feed”
MacGivney Leathanach: 182
1955
Muiceanach ‘mucach, rud mucúil’, le cur in iúl gur muc talúna, nó druim crochta, ar mhodh droma mhuice, is údar anma...Dhá dhruim atá san áit úd, rud a fhreagruíos, b’fhéidir, don dá ainm a tugtar [in Inq (Lo)] (Mockanaghbegge, Mokenagh more)
T.S. Ó Máille, ‘Muiceanach’ JRSAI Leathanach: 90, 92
1981
Muiceanach, “a place where pigs feed”
Devaney Leathanach: 107
1982
Muiceanach
NÓM litir
2002
Muiceanach ‘Pig swamp’
Cártaí Móra
2007
miknə
Áit.

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