townland
An Droim Mór
genitive: an Droma Mhóir
(Irish)
Dromore
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.2469, -8.88123 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1617
Dromore
CPR Leathanach: 322a
1633–6
Dromore
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 170
1655–7
Dromore
DS
1660c
Dromore
BSD Leathanach: 155
1667
Drommore
ASE Leathanach: 161
1670
Drumore
ASE Leathanach: 219
1685c
D:more
Hib. Del.
1811
Dromore
CGn. Leathanach: 630.543.438334
1836
Druim mór, 'great ridge'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
Druim mór
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
Dromore
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
Drumore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
[Dromore]
"One fort stands at the north end of the townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
Drummore
CM:AL Leathanach: Sl035,33
1836
Dromore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
Cess Bk:AL
1836
Dromore House built in 1786 is on this townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Dromore
DS:AL
1836
Dromore
Groves, Rector:AL
1836
Dromore
Irwin, Col.:AL (Sl)
1836
Dromore
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Drum mór “great ridge or extended hill”
OD:AL
1836
Drum mór
pl:AL

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