townland
Droim Leamhchoille
genitive: Dhroim Leamhchoille
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumruekill
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.0157, -8.0058 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

ˌdromˈruːkəl
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-rubha-coille, nó Druim-ruibhe-coille = Ridge of the rue wood. Thar is, where the herb, rue, grew among the trees. Compare Drumrooghill, in Cavan an Monaghan, rendered by Dr. Joyce Druim rubha choille, ridge of the rue wood. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Passage tomb (possible). On low-lying ground sloping gently down to E and S, but surrounded by drumlins (7). Rath. On the S-facing slope of a drumlin (633). "
Nóta
1655
Drumluckell
DS
1659
Drumlukill
Cen. Leathanach: 560
1660c
Drumluckell
BSD Leathanach: 50
1667
Dromlakill
ASE Leathanach: 88:28
1667
Drumlakill
ASE Leathanach: 129
1685
Drumluckell
Hib. Del.
1742
Drumrochil
(Reynolds)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960 Leathanach: 236
1754
Drumleekil
(Reynolds)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960 Leathanach: 241
1755
Drumrukill
(Reynolds)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960 Leathanach: 241
1755
Drumrukill
(Reynolds)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 505
1760
Drumcuilkhill
(Reynolds)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 507
1761
Drumlukill
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 508
1768
Drumlakill
(Reynolds ows Waugh)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 512
1768
Drumleehill
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 514
1768
Drumliskile
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 514
1833
Drumrookill
TAB Leathanach: 35, Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1836
Drumrooskil
BS:AL
1836
Drumrukil
CM:AL
1836
Drumlukil
S&V:AL
1836
Druim rubh-choill
' ridge of the wood of the rue'"ruadh" [scriosta]
OD:AL
1836
Roocle
pron.:AL
1836
Drumru//ekĭll
OD:AL
1993
Droim Leamhchoille?
Don OPW
Moladh

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