Information about Loughnamucka

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Loughnamucka
Irish Form of Name:
Loch na Muice
Translation:
lake of the pig
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Loch na Muice
Lough-na-Mucka Lough
Loughnamucka
Lough-na-Mucka The Inhabitants
Description:
This Lough represents nothing worthy of remark.
Situation:
Lough-na-Murka Lough is situated nearly in the centre of the townland of Kilbeg 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:
Loughnamucka is in Kilbeg 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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Loughnamucka
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service