townland
Maigh Shneachta
genitive: Mhaigh Shneachta
validated name
(Irish)
Moysnaght
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain

Centrepoint

54.1884, -6.87191latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Moyisneaghta
DS
1660c
Moyisneaghta
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 95
1666
Moysneaghta
ASE Leathanach: 100
1720
Moynatt (sic)
CGn. Leathanach: 30.127.16795
1779
Moysnatt
Dartree Est. Leathanach: 7
1793
Moysnaght
McCrea Map
1835
Moysnaght
BS:AL
1835
To agree with Drumsnat or make both snaght?
OD:AL
1835
magh sneachta, plain of the snow
OD:AL

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