townland
Doire an Eibhir
genitive: Dhoire an Eibhir
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrinivver
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Centrepoint

54.1043, -7.76353 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"• Cf. Cnocán Eibhir (Ga) "
Nóta
n/a
"• Pinkman: Doire-an-ibhir (nó eibhir) = Oakwood of the free-stone (or granite) “I double the letter ‘v’ (in the English name) for no other purpose than to shorten the preceding ‘i’” (O’Donovan). The place was once, and is yet, noted for the quality of the free-stone found there. Dereniver – Down Survey. "
Nóta
1622
Derrenewer
CPR Leathanach: 530a
1655
Dereniver
DS
1660c
Derrinver
BSD Leathanach: 7
1685
D.orindiver
Hib. Del.
1817
Derrinver
Larkin (Li)
1834?
Deranever
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 17, 19
1836
Derrynivver
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Derrynivver
BS:AL
1836
Derrynivver
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Derryniver
HCSR:AL 
1836
Derrinver
DS:AL
1836
Doire nivver
pl:AL
1836
Doire an ibhir
'oak-wood of the ivory'
Nóta
1836
Derrinĭ//vver
"I double the 'v' for no other purpose than to shorten the preceeding 'i'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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