Maigh Bolg
genitive: Mhaigh Bolg
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moybolgue
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the plain of the Boilg; plain of gaps, of bulges?
    Tá bríonna éagsúla le bolg

  • English

    the plain of the Boilg; plain of gaps, of bulges?
    The word bolg has several meanings

Centrepoint

53.8618, -6.88814 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1578
Ballebreghwey (Donald Muldowne, of ...)
Pardon to Tho. Flemynge, of Siddan, co. Meath, gent., Thomas, his son, Gerald Flemynge, of Brayston… Gilduf Mulledy, of Trym, Serjeant, Alexander Barnewall, of Kilmaynhambeg, said co., gent., Win. Yeldon, of Raffyn, same co., gent., Donald Muldowne, of Ballebreghwey, said co., and Ferroll Magilsynan, of Robertston, said co.—31 Aug., xx. F 3437
F
1582
Moibolge (Patr. M'Gergane, of ... [kern])
Pardon to Walter Betaghe fitz James, of Rathdrommogh, co. Meath, gent,, Hugh m'Shane O Relye, of Maghemorie, and Thady M'Brene, of Corraghton, same co. horsemen, Phelim M'Shane, of Droneschell, Tho. m'Donagh M'Bren, late of same, Fersie m'Shane boie M'Bren, of Feaghe, Ouen M'Bren, of Newcastell, Tirlaghe m'Shane M'Bren, of same, Wm. Duffe M'Shaffrie, of Feaghe, Edm. grome M'Donghe, of Kilemynche, Edm. galte M'Dun, of same, Rowry M'Bren, of Balreske, Tho. duffe M'Bren, of Raurie, Patr. m'Ardille M'Bren, of Newcastell, and Patr. M'Gergane, of Moibolge, in said co., kerns. F 3958
F
1586
Moybolge, Moybolgge
Malaughlin m'Philip Magargan, of Moybolge, gent., Shane m'Bryen Magargan, Bryen m'Shane Magargan, Patr. m'Philip Magargan, Nich. Magargan, Shane m'Bryen oge Magargan, Tho. m'Mortegh Magargan, Philip m'Mourtegh Magargan, of the same…Tho. Magargan, of Moybolgge, Ternan m'Shane Magargan, of same, F 4891
F
1591
Breaghveie (Chr. Plunckett, of ...)
Pardon to … <br> <br> Chr. Plunckett, of Breaghveie, <br> Ferrall oge Gowe, of Ardnaghbreige, Edw. Plunckett, Donyll Gowe, Terlagh boy Gowe, of same, … <br> Collo M'Mahon, of Legan, <br> Rich. m'Cahill M'Ekey, of Cormy, Henry m'Bryan ne Mointe M'Ekey, of same, and <br> Alexander Plunckett, of Ardmaghbreige. <br> Security in cos. Meath and Cavan, as in 4943. Not to pardon murder, burglary, or arson, except to : Chr. Plunkett, Edward Walshe, Tho. Duffe, Dionysius Doin, Donill O Reily, James Duffe, Faile Duffe, Tho. Duffe, of Rouskie, F 5560
F
1601
Moibolge, of same co [Cavan]
Pardon…Murtagh M'Gergon, of Moibolge, of same co. Edm. and Tho. M'Gergan… Edm. duffe O Karrelan, Patr. modder O Karrelan, of the Nobber, F 6554
F
1612
Moybolge
Deed dated 6 Apr. 1612, whereby Robert, Bishop of Kilmore…demised to sir Oliver Lambert of Kilbeggan… and sir Garrett Moore of Mellefont… the whole territories or precincts … Eniskien, 2 polls, Moybolge, 4 polls… CPR 251
CPR
1640c
Ballybrehye (Garrott Plunckette de ...)
Inq.CI 163.
Inq.
1654
Ballybreaghy
Ballebreaghy cont sixteene poles Lye in the Parrish of Moybolog (in the county of Cavan), & yet are in the Barrony of Kells <br> Tirechoick, Drumleene, Cormyne, Lossoll, Downe, Kilbohine, Moyhyle, Lisneboy <br> Termony, Mullavally, Bawne, Bogan, Killefenan, Cornecarwin, Mullahatahain, Drumbolick <br> ..bounded on the east with Kilmainhamwood with the lands of Moyo on the West, on the north with Cabragh in…Cavan, & on the South with Kilnehynsy in …Moynalty. <br> Gerrald Barnewall of Robertstowne, Irish Papist.
CS V
1655-7
The Polles of Ballybreachy
DS
1655-7
The Poles of Ballibreachy
Léirscáil de Chill Mhaighneann
DS (P, TCD)
1660c
Ballybreachy & Tiverehar Poles
94
BSD
1660c
Ballybreachy & Tieverchar Poles
95
BSD
1685c
Ballibre-chy
Hib. Del.
1836
Moybologue
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moybologue
Blake, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moyblogg Parish
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moybollogue
Freeholders Reg.:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moybolgue
Stat. Survey 1802:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moyblog
Co. Docket:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Magh bolg, 'plain of the sacks'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí077,3
1836
Moybologue
Bar. Cons. (Tevlin):AL Leathanach: Mí077,3

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