townland
Doire Mhór
genitive: Dhoire Mhór
(Irish)
Derry More
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.0906, -8.3323 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1655‒7
Bogg (Derry Beg & Ballindoon)
DS
1660c
Bernardarragh
BSD Leathanach: 116
1749
Barnadarah
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 492
1830c
Derrymore or Barnydarragh
TAB
1830c
Moor or Derrybeg
TAB
1836
Derry more
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Doire Mhór, 'great derry or oak wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrymore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrymore
TAB Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrymore
Maxwell, Rev.:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrymore
CM:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
[Derry More]
"There is an old fort at the S.E. end of the townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Doire Mhór
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrybeg
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl024,14
1836
Derrymore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl024,15
1836
Derrymore
CM:AL
1836
There is a fort on the north side & a plantation in the S.W. corner
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Derrybeg
Maxwell, Rev.:AL (Sl)
1836
Derrybeg
OD:AL
1836
Doire Mhór
pl:AL
1836
Derrybeg
TAB:AL
1836
Derrymore
TAB:AL
1938
Doire Mhór; Doire Bheag
Elphin PN

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