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Genealogy : Carrickmacross (Its meaning)

Carrickmacross : rock on the wooded plain’ in Gaelic, Co ‘Monaghan’ (Muineacháin,”Place of thickets”)

During the latter English occupation from 17th  onwards, many Irish place names were Anglicised

this town is in county Monaghan, Ulster, Eire/ Republic of Ireland.…
James Joyce was obsessed with the meaning and sound of Irish place-names. Using
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In the 1840 s the population of Ireland was almost 9 million,3 million of whom were destitute primarily due to evictions by absentee British landlords.

Carrickmacross Workhouse was one of 130 Workhouses built throughout Ireland between 1841 and 1843 to house the poor hence the Irish name of ‘Teach na mBocht’ The Poorhouse

Further historical information Home Contact Carrickmacross Workhouse Carrickmacross Workhouse Shercock Road Carrickmacross Co Monaghan Ireland T 353 0 (2013-09-21)#