townland
An Daingean Rua
genitive: an Daingin Rua
(Irish)
Danganroe
(English)

Glossary

rua, ruadh
English red; red place
English fortress

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the red stronghold?

    Níl aon tuairisc ar dhún anseo san Fhardal Seandálaíochta; b’fhéidir go bhfuil an bhrí i gceart ag Ó Donnabháin le 1838 ‘red fastness’.

Centrepoint

52.9848, -7.51742 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Danganroe
BS:AL Leathanach: La046,10
1838
Daingean ruadh, 'red fastness'
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,10
1838
Danganroe
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,10
2004
(Dangan)roː
Áit.

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