< dearg ‘red’ + imleach ‘marshy (shore-)land’
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]’.
Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.
Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to email@example.com.
Application programming interface (API)
https://www.logainm.ie/api/v1.0/18214 (API key required)