civil parish
Droim Catha
genitive: Dhroim Catha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumkay
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

52.9594, -6.05933 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1442
St. Berchan alias Druimchacha
Ann. Dub.
1443
of St. Berchanus's, Drumichaca [John Okerrnaid, priest and rector]
CPL
1458
vicarage of W[i]kello and the rectory of Drumcaha ... Wikelo
CPL
1478
Dromkacha
Ann. Dub.
1504
Dromka or Temple Berghum
Alen's Reg.
1504
Dromka or Temple Berghum
Alen's Reg.
1578
Dramkaye
F
1625
Dromcah
CPCR
1630
Dromkey and Castle McAdam
Bulkeley Visitation
1641
Dromkae
Dep. 1641
1642
the parish of Drumkah
Dep. 1641
1760
Drumkay
Nevill 1760
1822
Drumkey
GJR 1821-23 (CM)
1837
Drumkey
TAB
1839
Drumkay
Acton, Col.:AL Leathanach (AL): CM058,26
1839
Drumkay
Custom:AL Leathanach: CM058,26
1839
Drumkay
Kinsellagh:AL (CM) Leathanach (AL): CM058,26
1839
Drumkay
OD:AL Leathanach: CM058,26
1839
Druim ic Aedha, 'ridge of the son of Hugh'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM058,26
1839
drum céadh
pl EC:AL Leathanach (AL): CM058,26
1839
Drumkay Parish
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM058,26
1839
Drumskey
Rep. (Relig.):AL Leathanach: CM058,26
1839
Drumkay
TAB:AL Leathanach: CM058,26

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