civil parish electoral division
Maigh Fhlaithimh
genitive: Mhaigh Fhlaithimh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Molahiffe
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain

Centrepoint

52.1798, -9.58822 latitude, longitude
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An Seabhac: Magh Laithimh, məlaˈhiv′. Uaireanta scíobhtar ‘Mágh Fhlaithimh’. Sa Bhéarla - məlahiv’ – béim ar ‘la’.
Nóta
1214
a Madh O Lathaim
MIA Leathanach: 90.3
1302-6c
Magofflahith
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 296
1307
Moyflayth
CJR Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 422
1316
Mag O Flathim
AIF Leathanach: 422, Alt: 6
1471
Magyoflathymh
Donatus Okeleachayr, presbiter Artfertensis diocesis, principalis, obligavit se Camerae Apostolicae pro annata perpetuae vicariae parrochialis ecclesiae de Magyoflathymh dictae dioc…
Ann. Ardf. Leathanach: 14, Alt: 41
1576
Molahyffe
rectory
F Alt: 2819
1581
ó Maigh Laithimh
ARÉ Imleabhar: V, Leathanach: 1756
1581
Malahiffe
rectory
F Alt: 3759
1586c
Mollahiff, the Manor and Castle of
Tadgh son of Dermot son of Cormac, Rebel, attainted of High Treason, as well at the time of his entrance into rebellion, as at the time of his attainder, was seized in his demesne as of fee of and in the Manor and Castle of Mollahiff and another Castle Molane….” “Of three other villages in Cosmaigne aforesaid called Cloyne-moylans….
Desm. Surv. Leathanach: 23
1588
Malaheif, Molane, Kilmalaheif
Grant to Sir Valentine Browne, knt. and Nicholas Browne, his son; of the country of Cosmange, in the countries or counties of Kerry and Desmond, the manor, castle and lands of Malaheif, the castle called Molane, with the lands belonging called Malaheif and Kilmalaheif…)
F Alt: 5277
1588
Mallahiffe
(Lease to John Champen, gent…rectory of Mallahiffe, co. Kerry..)
F Alt: 5306
1589
o Maighlaithim
Corbmac mac Taidhcc mic Diarmada mic Corbmaic
ARÉ Imleabhar: VI, Leathanach: 1880
1598
molaheff
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: Lsc. barúntachtaí
1598
Molaheff
Séipéal agus caisleán léirithe anseo; Castle (in ruins), Molahiff Church (in ruins )SO, bf Castlefarm
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: Lsc. (Magonny)
1598
molaheff
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: Lsc. barúntachtaí
1601
Mulliaheffe
(Pardon to…Morigh and Rorie m’Tirlagh M’swyne of Castelloghe, Conor m’Neale O Beghe, Donell m’Owen m’Tirlagh M’Swyne, of same, John Boelagh m’Shane M’Eagaine, of Gortnerlogh, Bolagh duffe m’Carribre M’Eagaine, of Killclure, Cosne M’Boelie of Gortneclogh, Owen Boelagh of same, John m’Teig M’Gwlie ysswodaine, Carribre and Cosne m’Donell M’Boelagh, of Gortneclogh, Owin m’Donill M’Cormock, of Killiaghe, Donell m’Donogh M’Cormock, of same, Cormock m’Donogh M’Connor, of Mulliaheffe…)
F Alt: 6469
1601
Molahaffe
Ellan ny Teige Cartie, Ellan ny Donell Carty
F Alt: 6558
1601
Malahiffe
Ellin Cartie, Ellen Cartie, daughter of Ellin Cartie
F Alt: 6539
1602
the manor, castle and lands of Malaheyffe, the castle called Molane, with the lands belonging in two towns called Malaheyffe &Kilmalaheiffe
(Grant to Nich. Browne; of the country of Cosmange, in the countries or counties of Kerry and Desmonde; cf. Cloonmealane SO
F Alt: 6717
1604
Molahiffe
CPR Leathanach: 2a
1606
Malahaff
CPR Leathanach: 92b
1610
Mollaheffe
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 43
1611
Molloaheffe (a os cionn an dara o)
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 56
1612
Mollaheiffe, Killmollaheiffe
CPR Leathanach: 236b
1612
Molaheffe
CPR Leathanach: 248a
1613
Mollaheffe Iteragh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 109
1615
Mollahiff
RVis. (Ardf.) Leathanach: 183
1618
Molahive alias Molahiffe, Molahaffierhagh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 135
1620
Mollahive alias Molaheffe alias Molahiffe
CPR Leathanach: 479b
1620
Molaheffierhagh
CPR Leathanach: 480a
1620
Molahive alias Molaheffe and Killmolaheffe
CPR Leathanach: 480a
1620
Molahiffiechragh
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 354
1620
Mollahive alias Molaheffe alias Molahiffe
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 354
1634
Moylahiffe
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 281
1634
Molaheffe
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 286
1634
Mullahiffe
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 298
1640
Mullahyeffe, Mullahiffe, Mullahefferagh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 93
1642
Mullahiffe
Edmond Hussey
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 267v
1650c
Sliocht Muigh Fhlaithimh
Tadhg mac Diarmada, mic Cormaic, mic Diarmada mic Cormaic, mic Domhnaill, mic Eoghain Bhuird Mhainge.
LM Leathanach: 210
1654
Mulla[h]aff
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 237r
1655c.
Molahaiff
[=bf] -- féach Castlefarm SO
DS
1655c.
Mol=log=halfe
=par.
DS
1659
Molahiffe
Cen. Imleabhar: 255
1660
Molohaife
BSD Leathanach: 63:1
1685
Mollahaile
=par.
Hib. Del.
1685
Mullahaiff
[=bf]
Hib. Del.
1708
Mallahiffe
Excheq. Bill
Ó Rathaille Leathanach: 315
1756
Mullahaff P., Mullahaff C[astle] Ru[ins]
Smith Hist. Kerry, map
1756
Mulahaff
Smith Hist. Kerry Leathanach: 71, 147
1787
Mullahiffe
"Danehy, John, Cuniger, Mullahiffe, co. Kerry."
Ardf. Wills
1798
Malahiff
"Riordan, John, Gortivilin, Malahiff, co. Kerry"
Ardf. Wills Leathanach: 150
1826
Molahiffe, parish of
TAB
1841
Molahiv Parish
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Molahaff Parish
Smith Hist. Kerry:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Mullahaff
Smith Eng. Map:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Molahiv
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Mullaheffe alias Mullahiffe (Castr' vill' …)
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Mollaheffe
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Mollaheffe Iteragh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Magh Laithimh, 'Lahiff's plain'
ARÉ:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
Mola//hĭffe
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci122,1
1841
The name of this Parish is in Irish Magh Laithimh, which signifies the Plain of Laithemh, a man’s name formerly common in Ireland, and still in use as a surname anglicised Lahiff.
No part of the old church of this Parish now remains but the East gable….This church is of considerable antiquity. About one hundred and fifty paces to the North East of the Church is part of an old castle situated on a high rocky eminence in a plain. According to tradition this Castle was built by the Mac Carthys. ... But it appears from the [so-called] Annals of Inishfallen ... "A.D. 1215, The son of Maurice fitz Gerald built a Castle of Magh Laithibh" OD, AC
LSO (Ci) Leathanach: 99-100 / 201-2
1927c
ó Mhagh Fhlaithimh
LSh. Í Chonaill Leathanach: 337
2017
ˌmoˈlahɪv
Áit. Cainteoir: 008, Uimhir : 170713
2017
məˈlahɪv
Áit. Cainteoir: 005, Uimhir : 170713

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