Information about Moyrus

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Magh Ruis
plain of the point or wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Magh Ruis
Moirus Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Moyrus Parish By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Moyrishe Downes Survey 1655
Moyrus Printed Townland List
Recte Moyrush
In the N. extremity of the Co. of Galway and Barony of Ballinahinch bounded on the N. by the parish of Omey and Ballinakil in the Barony of Ballinahinch and Ross in the Barony of Ross, on the E. by the parishes of Ross, Barony of Ross, Kilcummin, Barony of Moycullen and Kilkerrin Bay, on the S. by Roundstone, Bertebwee Ard and Kilkerrin Bays and on the W. by Ard Bertebwee, Roundstone Bays and parish of Ballindoon and Barony of Ballinahinch.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 3 page 112 to page 125