townland
Dhá Dhrom Istigh
genitive: Dhá Dhrom Istigh
validated name
(Irish)
Ardgroom Inward
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
, dhá
English two

Centrepoint

51.7476, -9.90275latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Dadrome
F Leathanach: 6511
1611
Agrowne
CPR Leathanach: 205
1611
Aghgrowne
CPR Leathanach: 205
1614
Aggrowme
CPR Leathanach: 265
1617
Aghgrome
Inq.(Co) Leathanach: vii, 10
1618
Agrome
Inq.(Co) Leathanach: ii, 13
1639
Agroome
Inq.(Co) Leathanach: vi, 108
1655
Agroume
DS
1659
Argromne
Cen. Leathanach: 230
1660c
Agrovine
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 114
1668
Agrowins or Agrownes or Agroome
ASE Leathanach: 229
1755
Ardgroom
Bantry Papers Leathanach: 1, 71
1784
Ardgrum
Mackenzie
1811
Ardgroom
Bath
1841
Ardgroom Inward
BS:AL Leathanach: Co201,5
1841
Ardgroom
CM:AL Leathanach: Co201,5
1841
Ardgroom Inward
O'Sullivan, J.:AL Leathanach: Co201,5
1841
Agrouine?
DS:AL Leathanach: Co201,5
1841
Ardgroom Inward
OD:AL Leathanach: Co201,5
1969
Dhá Dhrom
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 70
1972-3
[Ardgroom]
The name refers to two drumlins -- Drom Árd and Drom Beag, on opposite sides of Ardgroom Harbour; Dhá Dhrom > á Dhrom > Ardgroom.
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: 5.6

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