townland
Doire Ó nUiginn
genitive: Dhoire Ó nUiginn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derryniggin
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • English

    the (oak-)wood of Uí Uiginn

Centrepoint

54.053, -7.66673 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: “Rath. Towards the bottom of the S-facing slope of a drumlin in mixed woodland.” (79) "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Doire-Nuiginn (Doire-na-Nuiginn) = Wood of a family named Higgins "
Nóta
n/a
Census 1821 (féach Bréifne, 1962). Higgins – Clonbuyher; Higgans – Curacapul.
Nóta
1622
Derrynegan
CPR Leathanach: 539a-b
1655
Derrynnegan
DS
1659
Derrinegan
Cen. Leathanach: 561
1660c
Derrewegan
BSD Leathanach: 5
1667
Derrynegan
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
1685
Derenega
Hib. Del.
1733
Derinigan
CGn. Leathanach: .72.242.50595
1830c
Derinigan
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs, 60, 61
1836
Doire n- Uigin
of the Higgins
AL
1836
Derenican
Bar. Cons.:AL

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