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Deirgimleach
genitive: Dheirgimligh
(Irish)
Derrigimlagh
(English)
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    < dearg ‘red’ + imleach ‘marshy (shore-)land’

  • English

    Compound of dearg ‘red’ + imleach ‘marshy (shore-)land’ There are a number of lake-names and subdivisions within this townland which also contain the element imleach, such as (Loch) Imleach na Beithe ‘(the lake of) the marshy (shore-)land of the birch’ and (Loch) Imleach na Coirlí ‘(the lake of) the marshy (shore-)land of the strapwrack [a type of seaweed]’.

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L 64262 45808

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