Information about Middle Cloonmaghhaura Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Middle Cloonmaghhaura Village
Irish Form of Name:
Clum a' cartha
Translation:
Lawn of the standing stone
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Middle Cloonmaghhaura Village
Clúm a' cartha
Cloonmaghlaura
Clum a cartha
Lawn of the standing stone
Cloonmaghaura
Middle Cloonmaghhaura Named after the townland of Cloonmaghhaura
Description:
This village consists of about 26 houses. It lies S.E. of the road from Dunmore to Kilnalag. There is nothing worthy of remark about it.
Situation:
Middle Cloonmaghhaura is situated about the centre of the townland of Cloonmaghhaura in this parish.

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:
Middle Cloonmaghhaura Village is in Cloonmaghaura 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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Middle Cloonmaghhaura Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service