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Mullaghglass, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. An Mullach Glas ‘the green/grey summit’

Background

Mullaghglass is a common place-name in Ireland. In all there are 6 Irish townlands named Mullaghglass, 5 of which are in Ulster (logainm.ie). The first element mullach means ‘summit’ and it is qualified by glas, ‘green’ in modern Irish but historically can also mean ‘grey’.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
mullaglas1609Esch. Co. Map 6
Mullaglasse1618CPR Jas I 410b
Mullaghglas1659Census 1659 99
~Mullach Glas ""green hill""1833J O'D (OSNB) B134 B67
""green summit""1869Joyce i 571 (ind.)
An Mullach Glas ""the green hilltop""2004PNP talk PMcK/K''fole DA
Barony
Clankelly
Parish
Clones
Parish in 1851
Clones
Townland
None
Place name ID
19739
Place name type
T