townland
Doire Thiar
genitive: Dhoire Thiar
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derra West
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Centrepoint

52.4553, -9.52591 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1841
Derra
Cess Coll.:AL
1841
Durtha
'... is the Irish of this' pl
Glanta:AL
1841
Derra East (part of Shrone)
Applot. 1826:AL
1841
Derra West (part of Shrone)
Applott. Bk.:AL
1841
Derra West
BS:AL
1841
Derra East
BS:AL
1841
Derra East
Buckley, Rev. J.:AL
1841
Derra West
Buckley, Rev. J.:AL
1841
Dúrtha, “oak woods”
dúch:AL
1841
Dirrah East
Local:AL
1841
Derrah
Local:AL
1841
Dirrah East
Meresman:AL
1841
Derra West
Meresman:AL
1841
Dirha
Rent Receipt 1838:AL
1841
Dirrahbeg
Rent Receipt 1839:AL
1841
Dirha
Rental:AL
1841
Derra East
Schoolboy’s copy:AL
1841
Dirrah East
Tithe Ledger:AL
1841
Dirha
Tithe Ledger:AL
1841
Derra
Cess Coll.:AL
1955
An Seabhac: An Doire Thoir/Thiar
Nóta
1973
Doire
No early references to this name have been located, but the OS recorded the Irish version as 'Durtha' in 1841. JOD took this to be the plural of doire, but such a plural form is otherwise unknown. Further clarification is required. (B. Ó Cíobháin)
Listowel & vicinity Leathanach: 43
2017
ˈderə
Áit. Cainteoir: 005, Uimhir : Ci170720
2017
ˈderə
Áit. Cainteoir: 001, Uimhir : Ci170720

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