townland
Achadh Mór
genitive: Achadh Mór
(Irish)
Aghamore
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.4093, -8.34732latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. p: Annaduff b: Mohill Achadh Mór P: Cloone b: Mohill Achadh Mór P: Mohill b: Mohill Achadh Mór P: Killasnet b: Rosclogher P: Inishmagrath b: Drumahaire Achadh Mór "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Achadh-mór = Large field. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Mass-rock. Towards the top of the N-facing slope of the Truskmore plateau, on the E side of a stream. A finger of bedrock with no visible markings projects W from the slope and is known locally as a mass-rock (196). "
Nóta
1729
Aghamore
CGn. Leathanach: 72.12.49464
1817
Aughamore
Larkin
1835?
Aughamore
TAB Leathanach: 1, 46, 96 (59:16/1)
1836
Aughamore
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Aughamore
'the great horse'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Aughamore
CM:AL
1836
Auhamore
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Acha mór
pl:AL
1836
Achadh mór
'great field'
OD:AL
1836
Aghamore
OD:AL
1836
[Aghamore]
"…the southern boundary is precipitous rough rocky mountain called 'Truskbeg'…"
Desc. Rem.:AL

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