population centre
An Droim Mór Thiar
genitive: an Droma Mhóir Thiar
validated name
(Irish)
Dromore West
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English great, big

Centrepoint

54.2502, -8.87971latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Dromore
Irwin, Col.:AL (Sl) Leathanach (AL): Sl031,21
1836
Drum mór
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Drum mór, 'great ridge or extended hill'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): Sl031,21
1836
[Dromore West]
"Dromore House built in 1786 is on this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
Groves, Rector:AL Leathanach (AL): Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21
1836
Dromore
DS:AL Leathanach: Sl031,21

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