townland
Doire na Ceachar (Brady)
genitive: Dhoire na Ceachar
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrinkeher (Brady)
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Explanatory note

  • English

    the (oak-)wood of the quagmire

Centrepoint

54.088, -7.82165 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Doire-an-cheachaire = Wood of the mire, or miry place. Ceachair is usually a feminie noun, but compare Hogan, Onomasticon, Doire-an-Choechair. Perhaps the Irish form should be Doirín-Cheachair. There are three townlands of this name, in Oughteragh Parish… "
Nóta
1655
Derenketer
DS
1659
?Derrikiher
Cen. Leathanach: 562
<s>1660c<s>
<s>Derinkeher <s>
BSD Leathanach: 9
<s>1660c<s>
<s>Derenckeher<s>
BSD Leathanach: 10
<s>1667<s>
<s>Derrinkehir<s>
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
<s>1667<s>
<s>Derinkeher<s>
ASE Leathanach: 182:16
<s>1668<s>
<s>Derrinkeher alias Derrinkeigher<s>
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
Derinketer
Hib. Del.
1817
Derrinkeher
Larkin (Li)
1830c
Derrincaher Bradey
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/14) innéacs, 9
1836
Dernkeher Brady
BS:AL
1836
Dernkeher Brady
Stacke, Capt.:AL
1836
Derrinkeher Brady
Larkin (Li)
1836
Derinkehir Brady
HCSR:AL 
1836
Derinketer
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Derrinketer
DS Map:AL
1836
Derenekeher
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Doire an ceachair,
'oak wood of the mire'
OD:AL
1836
Derrinke//hĕr Brady
OD:AL
1852
?Derrenkeher
(O’Hara/King)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 462

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.