Information about Moneenroe

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Moinín Ruadh
red little bog
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Moinín Ruadh
Moneenroe Counsellor Reid
Moneenroe John Burke, Esq.
Moneenroe Mr. Mulloy
Moneenroe Rev. H. B. Hulett
Moneenroe The inhabitants
A division of the townland on which there is a good house; some plantation and ornamental ground. It does not consist of any matter worthy of remark.
In the North West end of the townland of Drummaun East about 2/3 of a mile N. E. of Williamstown Quay.

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
Moneenroe is in Drummaun East townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service