civil parish
Doire Lasrach
genitive: Dhoire Lasrach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrylossary
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Centrepoint

53.0359, -6.27381latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1231
Derlasser
Alen's Reg.
1256-66
Delaster
Alen's Reg.
1280
Derlaster
Crede Mihi
1533
Derlasser
Rep. Vir.
1662
Derralossory
Dublin Wills
1668
Darilossara part
HMR (CM)
1668
Dirrie Lassaragh
HMR (CM)
1679
Derralossery
Dublin Wills
1685c
Derrehasset
Hib. Del.
1700c
Delalosary
de Witt
1838
Doire Lasrach, 'St Lassera's derry or oak wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1838
Derrylossary
Denton, J.:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1838
Delalosary
DS:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1838
Parish of Derralossary
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1838
Derrylossary
[peann JOD];
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1838
Doire lasaire
pl:AL Leathanach: CM028,1
1928
R.C. Barton told me the Reverend Stokes derived it [i.e. Derrylossary] from 'Doyre-lasad', the light of the Oakwood'.
LPN

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