townland
An Mhónaidh Mhór
genitive: na Mónadh Móire
validated name
(Irish)
Moneymore
(English)

Glossary

móin, mónaidh
English bogland
English great, big

Centrepoint

53.7289, -6.35863 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1541
Monamore, County Drogheda
F Leathanach: 254
1551
Monamore
F Leathanach: 779
1566
Monamore Barlestown
F Leathanach: 889
1667
Monamore
ASE Leathanach: 123
1778
Mon
Map 1778:AL
1836
Moneymore
AL
1836
pron. meanáidh mór
OK & OC:AL
1836
monaigh mhor great bog
ON:AL
1836
mona mor moor bog etc baile an lochan
OK & OC:AL
1836
Moneymore
a townland formerly called bhaile an Lochain (Tom of the Small Lake)ss
LSO Leathanach: 33

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