Information about Monivea Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Monivea Village
Irish Form of Name:
Muine Meadha
4 Masters, brake of the metheglin
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Monivea Village
Monivea Barony Map
Monivea Village County Map
Moneva (T.L) Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Forming part of the Townland of Glanagloghan North and South. Containing the Parish Church and a Hibernian School. It has a small market on Thursdays.
It is situated central in the Parish. About 6 miles N. by E. of the town of Athenry.

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
Monivea Village is in Glennagloghaun 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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Monivea Village
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