townland
Maigh Rois
genitive: Mhaigh Rois
(Irish)
Moyrush
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

54.08, -8.62272latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1665c
Moyrish
HMR Leathanach: 45
1819
Moyrusn (leg. -rush)
Larkin (Sl)
1828
Moyrush
TAB
1836
Moyrush
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl012,68
1836
Myrush
Corly, Rev.:AL
1836
Cloonacligha River ... waters this townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Myrush
Garrett, Rev.:AL
1836
Moyrush
Map of Co. Sligo:AL
1836
Moyrush
OD:AL
1836
Muighe Rois ‘plain of the wood or point’
OD:AL
1836
Muige Rois
pl:AL
1836
Moy rush ‘Prond Moy rush’
pron.:AL
2008
Maigh Rois
Ó Muraíle

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