Droichead Gáile
genitive: Dhroichead Gáile
Galey Bridge

Historical references

Gale Br.
Pelham (Cl)
ag Droichead Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 180
do Dhroichead na Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 179
go Droichead Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 184
An Seabhac: Gáile = abha den ainm atá ann ‘Droichead Gáile’ ar an abhainn sin – Gale Bridge. “Is rómhaith is cuimhin liom mo mhuintir a bheith sealad thiar ag Droichead Gáile” – An Spailpín Fánach.

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