Information about Meelicknabooca Wood

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Meelicknabooca Wood
Irish Form of Name:
Mílic na Buaice
Meelick of the pointed hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Meelicknabooca Wood
Mílic na Buaice
Mílic na baice
Meelicknabucka Wood
Melicknabucka Wood Counsellor Reid
Melicknabucka Wood John Burke, Esq.
Meelicknabucka Wood Mr. Mulloy
Melicknabucka Wood Rev. H. B. Hulett
Meelicknabucka Wood The inhabitants
About 10 acres of wood so called. It does not consist of any thing remarkable. The inhabitants only are aware of it being so called.
In the East side of the townland of Cloonoolia South about 1¼ mile S. West of Whitegate.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Meelicknabooca Wood is in Cloonoolia South townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Meelicknabooca Wood
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service