townland
Doire Bó Finne
genitive: Dhoire Bó Finne
(Irish)
Derrybofin
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
fionn, finne
English white

Centrepoint

54.1658, -8.15003latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf: Corrabofin/Corr Bhó Finne (ME) Inis Bó Finne (Ga) "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Doire-bó-finne = Wood of the white cow "
Nóta
1641?
Derrykofine
Inq. Leathanach: 183
1655
Derrybuffin
DS
1660c
?Derribisscun
BSD Leathanach: 65
1685
Dereboffin
Hib. Del.
1735
Derryboffine
CGn. Leathanach: 78.523.57537
1817
Derrabofina
Larkin
1834?
Derribofina
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/8)
1834?
Derribofin
TAB Leathanach: 21 (60:16/8)
1836
Derrybofin
BS:AL
1836
Derrabofina
Larkin (Li)
1836
Derrybowfin
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Derriboffinny
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Derryboffinne
DS Map:AL
1836
Doire bo finne
pl:AL
1836
Doire bó finne
'oak-wood of the white cow'
OD:AL
1836
Derrybofin
OD:AL

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