When British surveyors encountered Irish place names, they converted them phonetically to English — resulting in Menlough, Mr. Hanley said. However, "there is another Menlough village in the county of Galway and the use of Menlo, dropping the last three letters, makes a distinction," he said.
And the "Park?" "Menlo Park, where McGlynn and Oliver lived, is a small area within Menlo," Mr. Hanley explained.
— Barbara Wood
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