townland
An Muine Dubh
genitive: an Mhuine Dhuibh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moneyduff
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
English thicket

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.2577, -8.30162latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌmoniːˈdof
amhras faoin suíomh
Áit.
ˌmoniːˈdof
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
"Ao, Ci, RC Ga: An Muine Dubh P: Cloonclare b: Drumahaire "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Móinigh-Dhubh = Black bog. There are two townlands of this name, and in both cases the first word, money, is from móin, a bog and not from muine, a brake or shrubbery. This was the old local interpretation. Móinigh is a form of the dative case used as a nominative. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Cashel. On the S-facing slope of a steep hill. Cashel (site). On top of a limestone crag (115). "
Nóta
1659
Monyduff
Cen. Leathanach: 567
1660c
Muneduffe
BSD Leathanach: 72
1817
Mannduff
Larkin
1834
Monaduff
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 59 (60:16/3)
1836
Maunduff
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Moneyduff
BS:AL
1836
Maunduff
Larkin (Li)
1836
Monaigh dubh
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Munnaduff
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Munnyduff
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Monyduff
S&V:AL
1836
Monaigh dubh
'not certain', nóta le pl
pl:AL
1836
Monaigh dubh
'black bog'
OD:AL
1836
Moneyduff
OD (corr.):AL

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