townland
Droim Chatha
genitive: Dhroim Chatha
validated name
(Irish)
Greenmount
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

53.8763, -6.38803 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Dromcath, Coyleston
CPlR Leathanach: 206,207
1310
Nicholas of Drumcath
Dowd. D Leathanach: 43
1328
Nicholaus de Drumcath
Templars Leathanach: 198,220
1328
Nicholaus de Dromcath
Templars Leathanach: 223
1540
Cowleston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 107
1627
Dromcath
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11 Car.1
1638
Dromcath,Drumcath, Coolyeston, Cowleston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 Car.1
1655
Dromcath, Coolestown
DS
1658
Drumcath, Coolistowne
Inq. LP Leathanach: 32
1660c
Dromcath, Coolestowne
BSD Leathanach: 247
1666
Coolestowne
ASE Leathanach: 65
1668
Coolestowne
ASE Leathanach: 173
1668
Dromcath
ASE Leathanach: 173
1668
Coolistowne
ASE Leathanach: 152
1685
Dromcath, Coolestowne
Hib. Del.
1740c
Greenmount
Corn Cen. Leathanach: 274
1777
Green Mount (sráidbhaile)
TS
1777
Green Mount
T&S Leathanach: 3,17,278,2
1777
Coolystown (teach mór)
TS
1836
Greenmount
AL
1836
Drumhate
Dullaghan, J.:AL Leathanach: 24
1836
drum chatha
(pronounced d: chaa)
OK & OC:AL
1836
ridge of the battle
OD:AL
1836
druim chatha
Pronounced drum chá; it was called Greenmount from a moat in the townland which the Irish speaking people call m¾ta dhruim chatha.
LSO Leathanach: 150

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