Monivea (Irish: Muine Mheá, meaning "Meadow of the mead" is a village in County Galway, Ireland. It was formerly part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht. It is located approximately 30 km from Galway City and 9 km from Athenry. Monivea is known for its sizable forest, Monivea Castle which now lies in partial ruins, and a well-preserved mausoleum. Mausoleum and castle were built by the Ffrench (or ffrench) family, one of the "Tribes of Galway" and landholders since early Norman times, who remained Catholic. The Ffrench family were also responsible for the distinctive layout of the greens in the centre of the village, which were used as drying stations for the linen (known as flax) of local industries.

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  • Monivea (Irish: Muine Mheá, meaning "Meadow of the mead" is a village in County Galway, Ireland. It was formerly part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht. It is located approximately 30 km from Galway City and 9 km from Athenry. Monivea is known for its sizable forest, Monivea Castle which now lies in partial ruins, and a well-preserved mausoleum. Mausoleum and castle were built by the Ffrench (or ffrench) family, one of the "Tribes of Galway" and landholders since early Norman times, who remained Catholic. The Ffrench family were also responsible for the distinctive layout of the greens in the centre of the village, which were used as drying stations for the linen (known as flax) of local industries. The forest, mausoleum and castle were left to the State by the last Ffrench, and the forest is now held by Coillte (formerly the Irish Forestry Commission). There are two small grocery shops one with a petrol station, a butcher shop, four pubs, a Garda station, a post office, a playground, a church in Ryehill, and Monivea National School. (en)
  • Monivea (Muine Mheá en gaélique), est un village dans le Comté de Galway, Irlande. Monivea est connue pour sa grande forêt et pour un édifice appelé Monivea Castle (le château de Monivea), aujourd'hui partiellement en ruine, et pour une mausolée bien préservé. Le château et la mausolée furent construits par une famille protestante, la famille Ffrench. La famille Ffrench fut aussi à l'initiative des espaces verts au centre du village. La forêt, la mausolée et le chateau furent cédés à l'état par le dernier descedant des Ffrench, la forêt appartient à la Coillte (anciennement l'Irish Forestry Commission, qui gère les forêts d'Irlande). (fr)
  • Monivea is een plaats in het Ierse graafschap County Galway. De plaats telt 300 inwoners. (nl)
  • Мониве́й (Мониви; англ. Monivea [mo:nı`ve:]; ирл. Muine Mheá, Мине-Вя) — деревня в Ирландии, находится в графстве Голуэй (провинция Коннахт). (ru)
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  • Monivea is een plaats in het Ierse graafschap County Galway. De plaats telt 300 inwoners. (nl)
  • Мониве́й (Мониви; англ. Monivea [mo:nı`ve:]; ирл. Muine Mheá, Мине-Вя) — деревня в Ирландии, находится в графстве Голуэй (провинция Коннахт). (ru)
  • Monivea (Irish: Muine Mheá, meaning "Meadow of the mead" is a village in County Galway, Ireland. It was formerly part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht. It is located approximately 30 km from Galway City and 9 km from Athenry. Monivea is known for its sizable forest, Monivea Castle which now lies in partial ruins, and a well-preserved mausoleum. Mausoleum and castle were built by the Ffrench (or ffrench) family, one of the "Tribes of Galway" and landholders since early Norman times, who remained Catholic. The Ffrench family were also responsible for the distinctive layout of the greens in the centre of the village, which were used as drying stations for the linen (known as flax) of local industries. (en)
  • Monivea (Muine Mheá en gaélique), est un village dans le Comté de Galway, Irlande. Monivea est connue pour sa grande forêt et pour un édifice appelé Monivea Castle (le château de Monivea), aujourd'hui partiellement en ruine, et pour une mausolée bien préservé. Le château et la mausolée furent construits par une famille protestante, la famille Ffrench. La famille Ffrench fut aussi à l'initiative des espaces verts au centre du village. (fr)
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