townland
Rúscaigh Mhór
genitive: Rúscaigh Mhór
(Irish)
Roosky More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

54.0421, -8.49078latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Nóta
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Nóta
n/a
Nóta
1617
Rowsky
CPR Leathanach: 332a
1641
Ruskimore
Wood-Martin Leathanach: ii 194
1655‒7
Ruskey
DS
1660c
Rusky
BSD Leathanach: 123
1669
Rusky
ASE Leathanach: 201
1685c
Ruskey
Hib. Del.
1819
Rooskybeg
Larkin (Sl)
1833
Ruskeybeg, Ruskeymore
TAB
1836
Rooskybeg
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl 018,24
1836
Rooskymore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl018,25
1836
The soil is a rich loam intermixed with limestone rock
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Part of the N. and the E. side of the townland is bounded by the River Owenbeg, on the banks of which there is good meadow land
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Rusky
DS:AL
1836
Rooskeybeg
Map of Co. Sligo:AL
1836
Rooskybeg
OD:AL
1836
Rúscaigh Bheag “little moor or marsh”
OD:AL
1836
Rooskymore
OD:AL
1836
Ruscaigh mhór “great moor or marsh”
OD:AL
1836
Rooskybeg
Old Tithe Bk:AL (Sl)
1836
Rooskymore
Old Tithe Bk:AL (Sl)
1836
Rúscaigh Bheag
pl:AL
1836
Rúscaigh mhór
pl:AL
2008
Rúscaigh Bheag/Mhór
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