townland
Droim Gabhail
genitive: Dhroim Gabhail
validated name
(Irish)
Dromgoolestown
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

53.8665, -6.43634 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Drumgol
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 54:44
1505
Patrick Drumgole of Drumgolestoun
Dowd. D Leathanach: 514,515
1519
Patrick Drumgoyll of Dromgolystoun
Dowd. D Leathanach: 523
1581-2
Patrick Dromgole of Dromgoleston
F Leathanach: 3813
1633
Dromgoolston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 25
1655
Drumgoolytowne
DS
1658
Dromgoolestowne
Inq. LP
1660c
Dromgoolestowne
BSD Leathanach: 252
1664
Dromgoolstowne
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:184
1666
Dromgoldstowne
ASE Leathanach: 52
1667
Dromgoldstowne
ASE Leathanach: 130
1670
Dromgoolstowne
ASE Leathanach: 226
1685
D:goolistown
Hib. Del.
1777
Dromgoolstown
TS
1836
Dromgoolestown
AL
1836
baile dhromgúl
so called from a family of the Dromgooles
ON:AL
1836
baile dhrumgoole
OK & OC:AL
1836
Drumgoole, a family name
ridge of (the) fork Is é an logianm seo is bunús don sloinne
OD:AL

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