townland
Achadh na Madadh
genitive: Achadh na Madadh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Rosehill
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.8126, -6.92859 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1610
Aghamada
CPR Leathanach: 181b
1654
Aghamadoe
DS Leathanach: 55
1654
Acnamadron
DS Leathanach: 55
1660c
Aghamader
BSD
1660c
Arnamadren
BSD
1664
Aghanemaddae
HMR (Ca)
1666
Aghamadder
ASE Leathanach: 61
1666
Aghanemadron
ASE Leathanach: 61
1709
Aghunemaddaw
Carvaghs Leathanach: 44
1836
Aughnamaddoo
"Local name before" [dúch];
Local:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1836
Rosehill
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1836
Rosehill
Irwin, J.:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1836
Rosehill
Local:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1836
Rosehill
Church Cess Bk.:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1836
Dogs field
"Local name before" [dúch];
Local:AL Leathanach: Ca053,40
1922
Áth na Madadh
"Áth na Madadh the old people call it and there's a tradition of a dog race which passed here across the Meath Border"
Walker
2011
ˈroːzˌhil
Áit. Cainteoir: 3, Uimhir : T01

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