Ráth Droma
genitive: Ráth Droma
validated name
(Irish)
Rathdrum
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.9327, -6.23845 latitude, longitude
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Properties

PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1839
Rath droma, 'fort on the ridge'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rath droma
pl:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Ballygannon
TAB Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[Clarke, Charles]
Certificate of Registry:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[1837]
GJP:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
BS:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
OD:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
Allen Nevill Map:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[1836]
GJP:AL Leathanach: CM074,17

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