townland
Meathánach
genitive: Mheathánaigh
(Irish)
Mahanagh
(English)

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54.1784, -8.06731latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Cf. Co, Ga, ME, Sl, LG P: Kiltoghert, b: Leitrim Meathánach"
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Pinkman: "Meathánach = A place of slits for sieves. Meathán means a twig, a split or a slit for sieves, and the termination ‘ach’ denotes ‘abounding in’ ‘full of’. Mahanagh may mean either a place where these slits or twigs grew, or a place where these sieves were made."
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"Arch. Inventory: Cashel. On a SE-facing slope near a stream (114)."
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1622
?Meneneagh
CPR Leathanach: 536b
1817
Mahanagh
Larkin
1834?
Mahanagh
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/8)
1834?
Mahanach
TAB Leathanach: 23 (60:16/8)
1836
Mahannagh
BS:AL
1836
Mahanagh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Mahanagh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Mahanagh
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Meathán:ach
'abounding in split oaks'
OD:AL
1836
Mahanagh
OD:AL

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