Information about Murtagh's Drain
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Murtaghs Drain Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
Murtaghs Drain Mr. Mulloy
Murtaghs Drain Sir John Burke
Murtaghs Drain The inhabitants
A portion of the townland so called most probably the property of a person called Murtagh. The inhabitants only are aware of it being so called.
In the N. East end of the townland of Doorus about 3½ miles S. East of Woodford.
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
Murtagh's Drain is in Doorus townland.
Information From The Landed Estates Database
Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.
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