town townland
Droim Lis
genitive: Dhroim Lis
(Irish)
Drumlish
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.8181, -7.76636 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Droim Lis
Cártaí Móra
1582
Dromlys (John fitz Edmond leaghe)
F Leathanach: 3855
1612
Dromlishe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1622
Dromlish
CPR Leathanach: 519b
1622
Dromlishe
CPR Leathanach: 529b
1629
Dromliss
Cotton Map
1660c
Drumlish
BSD (Lo) Leathanach: 177
1744
Drumlish
Hist. Ardagh Leathanach: 390
1813
Drumlish
Edgeworth
1832
Drumlish
BS:AL
1832
Drumlish
Crawford, Sir, G.:AL
1832
Drumlish
Edgeworth Map:AL
1832
Dromlish
Inq. J I:AL
1832
Druim lis, “ridge or long hill of the fort”
OD:AL
1832
druim lis
pl:AL
1908
Druim Lis – “In modern Irish the genitive of lios is leasa; Droim Leis, sheltered hill side”
MacGivney Leathanach: 105
2007
dromˈliʃ
Áit.

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