townland
Muiceanach
genitive: Mhuiceanaí
validated name
(Irish)
Mountpleasant
(English)

Glossary

English marsh
muc
English pig

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    piggery
    Sa bhliain 1787 a fhaightear an chéad tagairt do 'Mount Pleasant Ho[use]', ar Léarscáil Pelham; téann fianaise an ainm Ghaeilge siar chomh fada le 1605 'Muckenagh', Calendar of Patent Rolls

  • English

    piggery
    The first reference to 'Mount Pleasant Ho[use]' is found in 1787 on Pelham's Map; the Irish name is attested as far back as 1605 'Muckenagh', Calendar of Patent Rolls

Centrepoint

52.6522, -8.83206 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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