Information about Lough-na-Maughtery

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Lough-na-Maughtery
Irish Form of Name:
Loch na Mactire
Translation:
lake of the wolves
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loch na Mactire
Lough-na-Maughtery
Lough-na-Maughtery Inhabitants
Description:
The principal part of this Lough is surrounded by bog. It contains nothing remarkable.
Situation:
Lough-na-Maughtery is situated between the townlands of Cloonmaghhaura and Kilmore in this parish and is apportioned to each.

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
Townland:
Lough-na-Maughtery is in Cloonmaghaura townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Lough-na-Maughtery
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service