barony
Clár Maí Locha
genitive: Chlár Maí Locha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Clarmallagh
(English)

Glossary

English plank bridge; plain
English lake; inlet

Hierarchy

county

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the level land of Maigh Locha
    Maigh Locha “plain of (the) lake” — logainm

    Féach 1440c ‘i Muigh Lacha’ ag Ó hUidhrín in Topographical Poems. Cf. freisin FSÁG V s.n. Clanna, na.

Centrepoint

52.8522, -7.46794 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1400c
i Muigh Lacha ... Ó Faoláin
Ó hUidhrín
Top. Poems Líne: 1153
1650c
Mhuighe Lacha nó Laoighsi (gin.)
LGen. Alt: 480.1
1655
Upper Ossory: It is commonly divided into three cantreds or hundreds, vizt. Claremallagh, Clondonogh and Upperwood
DS (Terr.)

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