townland
Duílios
genitive: Dhuíleasa
(Irish)
Deelis
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    black ring-fort
    < duibhlios < dubh + lios

  • English

    black ring-fort
    < duibhlios < dubh + lios

Centrepoint

51.9679, -10.1748latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1598
the riuer of Dowglas??
The river Deelis flows through Deelis td. to the sea at Cahersiveen. It was suggested to me locally that this river may have once been known as ‘Douglas’' ibid., n. 238.;
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 13, Alt: 109
1826
Deel(i)s
TAB Leathanach: 2
1841
Deelis
Summons Reg.:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
Civil Proceeding Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Duibhlios, 'black fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Duibh lios
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
Fitzgerald, Rev. E.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1841
Deelis
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,15
1956
Duibhlios
Sa chaint - 'Duí-lios' - béim an ghotha ar an 'uí'.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 52
1969
ˈd′iːl′əs
Áit. Cainteoir: DÓS, Uimhir : T217b1
1969
ˌdʲiːlʲəsˈbriʤ
Áit. Cainteoir: MM, Leathanach: T219b1

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