Maigh Roighean
genitive: Mhaigh Roighean
validated name


maigh, magh
English plain

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the plain of Roighin
    Ní léir brí Roighin; féach bf Roighne [par. Cill Scannail]

  • English

    the plain of Roighin
    The meaning of Roighin is unclear; see the townland name Roighne / Reens [par. Cill Scannail / Kilscannell]


52.5317, -9.17513latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Irish Grid (without letter)
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)

Archival records

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