townland
Droim Saileach
genitive: Dhroim Saileach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumsillagh
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
sail, saileach
English willow-(tree)

Explanatory note

  • English

    ridge of (the) willow, willows

Centrepoint

54.0538, -7.39145 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Drumsillagh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Drumsillagh
Lanesborough Survey 1809: Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Drumsillagh
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Drumsilla
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Dromhillagh
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Drumsallagh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Druim saileach, 'ridge of the sallows'
"dorsum saliceti" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Dromsellagh als. Dromhellagh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
Drumsillagh
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81
1836
[Drumsillagh]
"Lough Annagh on the N...there is turf bog on the W. and on the N.E. containing 60 acres." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca011,81

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