Maigh Eanaigh
genitive: Mhaigh Eanaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moyanna
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
maigh, magh
English plain

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    plain of (the) marsh

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Bhí an paróiste seo suite in Íochtar Thíre “lower (i.e., northern) country” ar imeall thoir thuaidh Laoise (féach bar An Sráidbhaile (#129)). Luaitear 1549 ‘Aghmoyanna’ < Áth Mhaigh Eanaigh (?) “the ford of Maigh Eanaigh” ar imeall ‘Caishmonerwoe cum Eightirtyre’ ach ní léir inniu aon suíomh a bheadh oiriúnach d’áth teorann.

Centrepoint

53.0548, -7.10769latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540
Moyhene
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 162
1552
Moyhenne
F Leathanach: 1131
1570c
Moianna
Carew Mss. Leathanach: 635, 87
1606
Moyhenny
CPR Leathanach: 140
1608
Moyuna
CPR Leathanach: 109
1660c
Moyamie Parish
BSD (La) Leathanach: 106

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