townland
Dún Uabhair
genitive: Dhún Uabhair
non-validated name
(Irish)
Donore
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

53.2579, -6.7401 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Archival records

scanned image scanned image

Historical references

1549
Donoyer
F Leathanach: 292 Ed.
1550
Donnowre
F Leathanach: 455 Ed.
1560
Donnowre
James Fitz Geralde of
F Leathanach: 260
1590
go Dún Uabhair
"Ainnsen go Dún Uabhair dham. lucht in dúna sin .i. Semus mac Gerailt mic Seain mic Uilliam oig mic Thomáis .i. mac mic Thomáis Geraltaigh o Choild na Cúirti Duibhi ... A bhen .i. Mairgreg ingen Remuinn óig mic Tomáis ... do shliocht Seoin mhic in Iarla ..."
RIA Leathanach: 3 C 19, Leathanach: 116r
1594
Donower
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 12 El.
1601
Donowre
F Leathanach: 6557
1603
Donocar
CPR Leathanach: 30
1610
Donover, Newtowne de
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 5 J I
1619
Donower
CPR Leathanach: 424
1619
Dunnowre
CPR Leathanach: 424
1621
Donore
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1641-47
Donoure
Outlaws Leathanach: 349
1654
Downeour
CS VIII Leathanach: 154
1654
Downewer
CS VIII Leathanach: 157
1654
a streame called Aghcollemgenchane
CS VIII Leathanach: 158
1654
the said streame called Aghcollengomgenchane
CS VIII Leathanach: 158
1654
Downeower
CS VIII Leathanach: 153, 155, 156, 157, 160
1659
Donore
Cen. Leathanach: 398
1660c
Downeower
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 32
1660c
Downings Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 32
1707-1838
Donore
Longfield: Baronies (CD) Leathanach: 21F34 (13)
1707-1838
Donore
Longfield: Baronies (CD) Leathanach: 21F34 (6)
1752
Donore
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1768
Dunore
LN: Ms. Map Leathanach: 16H34(4)
1778
Donore
T&S Leathanach: 93
1783
Donore
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Donore
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 205
1812
Donore
Leet Leathanach: 224
1837
Donore
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore
Cary Map of Ireland 1830: Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore in Carragh and Dowings Parishes
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore
TAB Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Denover
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donower
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Dun uabhair, 'fort of pride,' 'arx superbiæ'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Donore
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
[Donore]
"St Patrick's Bush, site of old Donore House and Tiernans Well are in this townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
2009-2010
doˈnoːr
Áit.

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 logainm@dcu.ie.