Information about Ringmeelaghan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Rín Míolacháin
Milahan’s Point
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Rín Míolacháin
Ringemeelahane Counsellor Reid
Ringemeelahane John Burke, Esq.
Ringemeelahane Mr. Mulloy
Ringemeelahane Rev. H. B. Hulett
Ringemeelahane The inhabitants
A portion of the townland on the East side of the road leading from Whitegate to Woodford. It does not consist of any matter worthy of remark.
In the centre of the townland of Whitegate about ¼ chain north of Whitegate Village.

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
Ringmeelaghan is in Whitegate 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