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An Machaire
genitive: an Mhachaire
(Irish)
Maghera
(English)

Glossary

English plain

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county

barony

civil parish

electoral district

Centrepoint

52.9378, -9.13045latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1585
Magheryfargaghe
nó Maghera Rath
F Leathanach: 4761
1629
Mogheryruue
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2, 220
1650c
Conchubhar an Mhachaire
LM Leathanach: 197
1656
Maghery
Inchiquin Leathanach: 509, 1487
1656
Machery
Inchiquin Leathanach: 542, 1538
1660c
Maghery
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 527
1663
Moghirry
Inchiquin Leathanach: 443, 1344
1674
Moghirry
Inchiquin Leathanach: 376, 1153
1700c
Moheroe
Inchiquin Leathanach: 577, 1611
1703
Maghery
ASE Leathanach: 375, 25
1787
Maghery
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Maghera
Ret. Still Fines 1816:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Mohera
List (Rath):AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Machaire, 'a plain'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Machaire
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Cathair Mic a tSaoir
"a cahir [.]roken" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Maghera
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
[Maghera]
"Also a river...There is a village in this townland called Carrowcoolrunnagh...Knocknadrankadee" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Carrowcoolrannagh
Local:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Ceathramhadh Cuile Raithnighe
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Ceathramha Cúil Rathneach
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl124
1839
Maghera
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Maghery
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Mahery Cahir McInte[.]r
Crowe Map 1763:AL Leathanach: Cl124,25
1839
Machaire
There is a ruined building, in the Townland of Machaire... EC
LSO (Cl) Leathanach: I, 61/171
1992
ˈmɑhərə
Áit.

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