townland
Na Méirsí Íochtaracha
genitive: na Méirsí Íochtaracha
validated name
(Irish)
Marshes Lower
(English)

Centrepoint

54.0028, -6.38319latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
pt. of Dundalk Towland (sic)
DS
1683
Dundalke land
Hib. Del.
1777
The Merches
TS
1785c
Marshes Lower
Clanbrassil Leathanach: 54
1836
Upper Merches
AL
1836
na meirsi uachtracha
I think this should be upper Marshes
OD:AL
1836
Lower Merches
AL
1836
na meirsi iachtracha
OD:AL
1845c
na Meirsigh
"Chuadhmar síos na Meirsigh / Go h-aerach is thríd Dún Dealg"—Iomáin Áth' na gCasán (ex LS Niocláis Uí Chearnaigh, RIA 23 E 12)
Céad CU Leathanach: 39

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