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Posted By: Jimmy C
22-Jan-03 - 10:34 AM
Thread Name: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
Subject: RE: Meaning of 'The Coolin'
Ard Macha = Armagh as in the county.

In the book of Armagh, is translated as Altidudo Macha ( Macha's height).

From Queen Macha of the golden hair, who founded the palace of Emania, 300 years B.C.
(From Joyce's Irish Place Names Explained)