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

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.3369, -8.3065latitude, 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Historical references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: Rossinver b: Rosclogher P: Inishmagrath b: Drumahaire Achadh Mór "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Achadh-mór = Large field There is a holy well, called St. Patrick’s Well, in Aughamore, Killasnet. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Wedge tomb. On a slight rise on the exposed karst plateau which slopes SW from Truskmore with numerous swallow-holes in the vicinity. IT is part of an archaeological complex (2). Long cairn. Within a clearance on karst limestone outcrop and bog. Part of an archaeological complex (2). Prehistoric enclosure. On a karst plateau and part of the archaeological complex (28). Hut sites. In an exposed karst basin on the SE-facing slope of Truskmore, and part of an archaeological complex (28). Archaeological complex. On a high karst plateau (39). "
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n/a
"LSO: St. Patrick is Patron Saint of the Parish. There is a well in Aghamore Townland dedicated to him, which is called Tobar Patraigh, St. Patrick’s Wel..” 130/256 "
Nóta
1622
Aghemore
CPR Leathanach: 536b
1655
Agowomore
DS
1660c
Aghamore
BSD Leathanach: 35
1660c
Aghowmore
BSD Leathanach: 76
1685
Aghowomore
Hib. Del.
1817
Aughamore
Larkin
1835?
Aughamore
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 1 (59:16/2)
1836
Aughamore
BS:AL
1836
Aughamore
Larkin (Li)
1836
Aughamore
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Aghamor
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Aughamore
Parke, Lieut. Col.:AL
1836
Auhamore
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Aghoumore
DS:AL
1836
Achadh mor
pl:AL
1836
Achadh mór,
'great field'
OD:AL
1836
Aghamore
OD:AL

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