townland
Droim Deirg
genitive: Dhroim Deirg
(Irish)
Drumderg
(English)

Glossary

dearg, deirg, deirge
English red, red one
droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

54.2154, -8.18059 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-dearg = Red ridge. There are three townlands named Drumderg in this county… And there is a Drumderg, in Killarga Parish, also made Druim-Deirg. "
Nóta
1655
Dromderrig
DS
1659
?Drumderry
Cen. Leathanach: 566
1668
Drumderrigg
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1685
D:derig
Hib. Del.
1738
Drumderg
CGn. Imleabhar: 90.282.64314
1835
Drumderig
TAB Leathanach: 20, 60 (60:16/7)
1836
Drumderig
BS:AL
1836
Drumderrig
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Drumderick
S&V:AL
1836
Drumderg
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Dromderrig
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Drum deirg
pl:AL
1836
Drum deirg,
'red ridge'
OD:AL
1836
Drumderg
OD:AL

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