townland
An Droim Bán
genitive: an Droma Bháin
(Irish)
Drumbaun
(English)

Glossary

English white; lea-ground, grassy
droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

53.6875, -7.7108 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1590
Drombane (Rory m’Donogh O Ferrall)
F Leathanach: 5404
1612
Drombane
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
Drombane (Faghny McConnell Farrall)
CPR Leathanach: 481b
1629
Drombane
Cotton Map
1659
Drumnebarne [?]
Cen. Leathanach: 455
c.1660
upper Coolishell and Drumbane
BSD Leathanach: 149
1666
Upper-Cullishell and Drumbane
ASE Leathanach: 127
1813
Drumbawn
Edgeworth
1836
Drumbawn
BS:AL
1836
Drombane
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Druim Bán, “white ridge”
OD:AL
1836
two old Danish forts
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Drumbawn
Featherstone, Sir G.:AL
1836
Drumbawn
Murray, Rev.:AL
1908
Druim Bán, “white ridge”
MacGivney Leathanach: 105
2008
dromˈbɑːn
Áit.

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