townland
Mucros
genitive: Mhucrois
validated name
(Irish)
Muckros
(English)

Glossary

English pig
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

54.6132, -8.58562latitude, longitude
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Properties

GGaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Moycross
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 180
1620
Muckerose
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 9 CI
1632
Mucret
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 18 CI
1641
Mackrose
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1641
Muckrosse
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1654
Mocruse
CS III Leathanach: 75
1659
Macruss
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1749
Mountain of Muckross
1
Murray Leathanach: 28
1749
Muckross
1
Murray Leathanach: 3
1749
Mucros
1
Murray Leathanach: 28
1813
Muckross
3
Murray Leathanach: 24, 25
1835
Glebe (New Church)
BS:AL
1835
Muckross
BS:AL
1835
"The Parish Church is nearly in the centre of the Glebe"
Desc. Rem.:AL
1835
Muc-ros 'pig point'
OD:AL

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