townland
An Droim Liath
genitive: an Droma Léith
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumlea
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
liath, léith
English grey, grey place, grey horse

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.0188, -7.73422 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
"TÁ (Drumleagh) An Drom Liath TE "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-léithe = Grey ridge. "
Nóta
1622
Dromleagh
CPR Leathanach: 522a
1659
Dromlea
Cen. Leathanach: 562
1660c
Dromley
BSD Leathanach: 6
1660c
Dromleya
BSD Leathanach: 16
1817
Drunkea[]; Drumlea
Larkin (Li)
1834?
Drumlay
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 91, 93
1836
Drumlea
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Drumlea
BS:AL
1836
Drumlea
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Drumlea
Larkin (Li)
1836
Drumlea
HCSR:AL 
1836
Drumlea
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Druim liath
'grey ridge'
OD:AL
1836
Drumlea//
OD:AL

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