townland
Droim Uinseann an Ghaoraigh
genitive: Dhroim Uinseann an Ghaoraigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Druminshingore
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
uinse, fuinseog, fuinsinn
English ash-tree

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ridge of the ash-tree/-trees of An Gaorach
    An sloinne Sasanach Gore atá san eilimint deiridh anseo (cf. ainm Béarla an bhaile An Dúcharraig/Newtowngore); 'Druminchin' atá ar an áit seo ar léarscáil ón mbliain 1817

  • English

    the ridge of the ash-tree/-trees of An Gaorach
    The last element contains the English surname Gore (cf. the English name of the town An Dúcharraig/Newtowngore); this place is called 'Druminchin' on a map from 1817

Centrepoint

54.0279, -7.67576 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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"Cf: Druminshin, Li, p: Cloonclare, b: Drumahaire Druminshin, Cl, p: Dysert, b: Inchiquin Druminshinardagh, FM, p: Derryvullan, b: Lurg Druminshin Beg, FM, p: Derryvullan, b: Lurg Druminshin More, FM, p: Derryvullan, b: Lurg "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: “Rath. In a flat low-lying position.” (85) "
Nóta
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"Pinkman: Druim-uinnsinn-gore = Joyce makes this Druim-uinnsinn-gabhar. Druminshin of the goats but, according to O’Donovan, and more probably, it got its name from a Major Gore. The townland lies a short distance south of Newtown Gore. "
Nóta
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“Woodford House, which is half a mile north of Newtown-Gore…belonged to the ancestors of W.Ormsby Gore, Esq., of Porkington Shropshire.” (Lewis, Vol. I, 279).
Nóta
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Féach Drumshangore taobh leis.
Nóta
1590
?Drominchan (O Rourk)
F Leathanach: 5439
1817
Druminchin
Larkin (Li)
1836
Drumshingore
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Druiminshin Goar
'goats speaking back'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Druimminshingore
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Drom an sein ghabhair
'the ridge of the old goat'
OD:AL
1836
Druminshangore
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Druminchingore
Gibson, J.:AL
1836
Druminshin-Gore
"From Major Gore."
pl:AL
1836
Druminshin-Gore
"One word see next page -'Drumshangour'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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