Information about Muingbaun
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Mwing Bawn Inhabitants
This stream varies from 8 to 10 links wide and has a rough rocky bottom.
This stream rises in the S. of Letterbrackaun runs N. N.W. and joins the Mwing Bwee forming part of the boundary between Finisglin and Letterbrickaun.
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
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