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Placename : Rossmire

In Irish : Ros Mír     Administrative Unit : Parish     Audio File (.wav) Pronunciation Audio File

Administrative Details:

The name, which the parish does not share with a townland, is, of course, non-ecclesiastical in origin; it signifies “Moire’s Wood (or Shrubbery)� – Ros Mhaghair. Maghar has not been, and probably never will be, identified.


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Parish Location Map:

Ballybrack, Ballyhussa, Ballyshonock, Ballyvadd, Carrigeen, Carrignanonshagh, Graiguenageeha, Greenan, Kilmacthomas, Kilmoylin, Knockhouse, Newtown, Parkeennaglogh, Robertstown, Scrahan, Shanakill, Whitestown,

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