Mullies, County Fermanagh
Ir.Mullach ‘hilltop, summit’ + E. -s (plural)
The plural form of the Irish element mullach ‘summit’ is mullaigh. In the current townland name, there seems also to be an attempt to render the name plural with the addition of the English plural suffix -s.
There is another townland named Mullies in the parish of Kinawley.
Historical name form
|Old Form||Ref. Date||Reference|
|Mollis||1659||Census 1659 114|
|Mulleni||1665||HMR (Ò Gallachair 1) 213|
|Mulline||1665||HMR Fer. (1) 5|
|Mulline||1665||HMR Fer. (2) 4|
|~Na Mullaídhe ""the summits""||1834||OSNB Inf. B53 B75|
|~mullaigh ""summits or hills""||1913||Joyce iii 521|
|Mullies Na Mullaigh ""the summits""||2001||NIPNP replies KmtoIrvstn|
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