townland
Muiceanach
genitive: Mhuiceanach
(Irish)
Muckanagh
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
English pig

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.8977, -7.79817latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˈmuckənə
Nóta
Nóta
"Ga Muiceanach ME Muiceanach IM Muiceanach (DED) Cl Muiceanach RC Gan chárta"
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Muiceannach = A place where swine were kept or fed."
Nóta
1622
?Mahanahmore
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1622
?Mehanahbegg
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1622
?Managh
CPR Leathanach: 514b
c1660
Muckinagh
BSD Leathanach: 33
c1661
?Mekanaghbeg
BSD Leathanach: 22
c1662
?Mekanaghmore
BSD Leathanach: 22
1667
Mehanaghmore
ASE Leathanach: 167
1667
Mehanaghbegg
ASE Leathanach: 167
1836
Muiceanach
'a piggery'
OD:AL
1836
Mucanach
'a stie house for young pigs'
dúch:AL
1836
Muck an augh
the nag pig' [scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Muckanagh
S&V:AL
1836
Muckanagh
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Muckanough
CM:AL
1836
Mucknough
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Muckanagh
OD:AL

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