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Mullaghglass, County Armagh

Origin

Ir. An Mullach Glas [an mullagh glas] ‘the green hilltop’.

Background

3.5km NW of Newry

par: Killevy bar: Orior Upper

The townland of Mullaghglass consists of hilly land, overlooking the NEWRY RIVER. The village of Mullaghglass is not in the townland of that name but is shared between the neighbouring townlands of DERRYWILLIGAN and LATT [Mullaglas 1609].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 114

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Mullaglas1609Esch. Co. Map 5.26
Mullaglasse1610CPR Jas I 190a
Mullaglasse, Manor of1610CPR Jas I 190a
(?)Mullaleglisse1631Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $19 Car. I
Mullaglass1657Inq. Arm. (Paterson) 229
Mullaghglass1661Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $15 Car. II
Mullaglusse1661BSD 9
Mullaghglass1664HMR Murray (1941) 133
Mullyglass Church1760Rocque's Map (Coote)
Mullyglass Mills1760Rocque's Map (Coote)
Mullaglass1777Taylor & Skinner 22
~Mullach glas ""Green summit""1835OSL (Arthurs) i 49
Mullaghglass1835cOSNB No.170
Mullaghglass1835cCess Book (OSNB) No. 170
Mullaglass1835cOSL (Arthurs) i 49
~Mullach glas ""green summit""1835cJ O'D (OSNB) No. 170
~Mullach Glas ""the green summit""1955O'Kane's Killevy app.a(iv)
~An Mullach Glas ""the green hilltop""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 114
An Mullach Glas ""the green hilltop""2004NIPNP replies KMtoArmTur
Barony
Orior Upper
Parish
Killevy
Parish in 1851
Killevy
Townland
None
Place name ID
14675
Place name type
T