townland
Drom Oireach
genitive: Dhrom Oireach
validated name
(Irish)
Dromaragh
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

51.8949, -10.1248 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Historical references

1638
Dromaragh
Inq. Leathanach: I 329
1657
Drumeragh
DS
1660c.
Drumeragh
BSD (Ci) Leathanach: 34
1670
Dinneragh
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: 2, Leathanach: 145
1730
Droumirragh
CGn. Leathanach: 197.43453, Imleabhar: 64
1826
Drounurragh
TAB Leathanach: 2
1841
Droumirragh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drumnaragh
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drumnaragh
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumiragh
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Dromoragh
Nimmo Bar. Map 1811:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumirragh
Map (O'Connell):AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumeragh
O'Connell, C.:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumiragh
Petty Sessions Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumderagh
Par. Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Droumirragh
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drommeragh
Rental:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Dromaragh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drumeragh
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drom oireach, 'ridge of the chief'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Drom oireach
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1841
Dromaragh
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ci037,16
1954
Drom oireach
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra
1954
Drom Aireach(?) : Ta éiginteacht ann i dtaobh brí na hainme seo..ní bhíonn aon mhalairt fhuirme don tuis.gin. air. ‘Droum ir-ach’ a deirtear, béim ar an ‘-ach’.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 41
1998
Áit.

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