townland
Doire na Saileach
genitive: Dhoire na Saileach
(Irish)
Derrinsallagh
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
sail, saileach
English willow-(tree)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the wood of the willow-tree(s)

    Ní dócha gur s-caol /ʃ/ na Gaeilge atá á chur in úil le -sh- in 1655 ‘Derineshallagh’ agus 1660c ‘Dirrineshallagh’. Níl doirín le cur as an áireamh sa chéad eilimint.

Centrepoint

52.9191, -7.63042 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Derranshallagh
Wm. M'Dermot
F Leathanach: 6551
1621
Rahinduff
cuid de Derrinsallagh?
Inq. Lag. Leathanach:
1624
Derrinesallagh
CPR Leathanach: 586
1636
Derrynesallagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 C I
1655
Derineshallagh
DS
1655
Dermsalogh
DS Par. (Reeves)
1660c
Dirrineshallagh
BSD (La) Leathanach: 136
1685
Derinasalla
Hib. Del.
1838
Derrinsallagh
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Derneslough
Borris in Ossory Survey 1 Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dernasallagh
BS:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dermeologh
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dirrineshallagh
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Derrinsallgh
HCSV:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dernasallagh
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Derrinsallagh
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dernasallagh
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838y
Doirín salach, 'dirty little Derry'
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838x
Doire na salach, Doirín salach
pl:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Dernasallagh
Thacker, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
1838
Derreensollogh
Vestry Bk.:AL Leathanach: La004,5
2004
derinˈsalə
Áit.
2004
dernəˈsalək
Áit.
2004
dernəˈsalə
Áit.

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