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Loughmuck (Alcorn), County Tyrone

Origin

Loch Muc ‘lake of pigs’

Background

The townland of Loughmuck (Alcorn) is named from the lake known as Lough Muck which forms the south-western corner of the neighbouring townland of Loughmuck (Wallace).

References

NIPNP notes

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Loghmuck, 4 towns of1695Bishop. Der. ii 163 $325
Lough Muck (Wilson, crown clerk Tyr)1835cOSNB Inf.
Loughmuck, fort, giant''s grave1836OSM v 109
Loughmuck, mill1836OSM v 110
loch muc ""lake of the pigs""1981Drumragh 1981 9
Loch Muc ""lake of the pigs""1996NIPNP posters Omagh
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Drumragh
Parish in 1851
Drumragh
Townland
None
Place name ID
20887
Place name type
T