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Place name of Termon Magrath
An account of the place name origin for Termon Magrath and the River Termon
Termon McGrath Castle and Settlement Archaeological Survey
Located on the NW side of a tower house (DG105-014001-) and associated with a settlement cluster (DG105-014002-). The lands of Termon McGrath were granted to James, son of Archbishop Myler McGrath in 1610 (Hill 1877, 183-4). In 1611 Carew records…
The Pettigo River
"The Pettigo river rises about 5 miles north of Pettigo and runs in a southerly direction about a mile north of the village..."
The mountains and hills of Templecarn
"Of mountains and hills there is a great number. The whole face of the country indeed consists of hills separated by narrow valleys..."
The extent of the Templecarn bogs
"Though the number of bogs in this district is considerable, yet few of them reach to any great extent..."
The trees of Templecarn
"Of woods, nurseries or plantations [Templecarn] is at present completely destitute, thought there is every appearance of it having been formerly well supplied with timber..."
Tags: Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), barrenness, climate, fir, forest, iron smelting, isolation, larch, Lieutenant W. Lancey, North West Farming Society, Oak (Quercus spp.), orchards, ordnance survey, Parish of Templecarne, Royal Irish Academy, rural landscape, scotch fir, Templecarne, Termon Magrath, trees, woodlands
Templecarn is a "barren subject"
"The author of the following brief sketch, on first receiving a copy of the statistical queries, was for a considerable time in doubt whether to forward any answer to the inquiries proposed..."
From Magrath to Leslie
"The Monastery of Lough Derg, like most other Irish monasteries, was endowed with extensive lands at an early date by neighbouring chieftains..."
Secrets of Templecarne Graveyard
A description of the graveyard and its relationship with the lake
Fauna surrounding the lake
"In describing the seventeenth-century Fauna, Knox makes note of wolf and red deer at Lough Derg. 'The deer come some times from Barnesmore to this Estate but having no coverts they do not stay in it,' whereas 'the wolves are but rare in the country…
Tags: fauna, James Spencer Knox, lake, red deer, Shane Leslie, Termon Magrath, wolves