Moycashel (Irish: Maigh Chaisil), previously the barony of Rossaughe, before that, Delamares country, is a barony in south County Westmeath, in the Republic of Ireland. It was formed by 1542. It is bordered by three other baronies: Clonlonan to the west, Rathconrath to the north, Moyashel and Magheradernon to the north-east and Fartullagh to the west. The largest population centre is Kilbeggan.
Location of Moycashel on a map of Westmeath
Location in Ireland
|Coordinates: 53°23′51″N 7°30′26″W|
|• Total||198.2 km2 (76.5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (IST (WEST))|
|Irish Grid Reference||N328386|
Moycashel has an area of 48,965.4 acres (198.156 km2). The barony contains a part of the south–west end of Lough Ennell and the River Brosna flows through Kilbeggan before it connects to the River Shannon.
Civil parishes of the barony
|Name in English||Name in Irish|
|Ardnurcher or Horseleap||Baile Átha an Urchair|
|Castletownkindalen||Baile an Chaisleáin|
|Kilcumreragh||Cill Chruimthir Fhiachrach|
|Newtown||An Baile Nua|
Towns, villages and townlands
Buildings and other places of note
- Barony of Moycashel The Placenames Database of Ireland Retrieved 31 May 2015
- Irish Act 34 Henry VIII c.1; see Henry VIII Part 3. State Papers. 2. Murray. 1834. p. 7,fn.14.
- Moycashel townlands.ie Retrieved 31 May 2015
- Civil parishes of the barony of Moycashel. The Placenames Database of Ireland Retrieved 8 Jun 2015