townland
Droim Duilliúir
genitive: Dhroim Duilliúir
(Irish)
Drumdillure
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

54.3224, -8.26469latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-duilleabhair = Ridge of the foliage. Duilleabhar, from duille, a leaf and the postfix ‘bhar’ which has the sense of ‘abounding in.’ "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On top of a prominent drumlin (83). Enclosure. In reclaimed pasture towards the top of a drumlin (145). "
Nóta
1817
Drumdelure
"Arch. Inventory: Rath. On top of an E-W ridge on the floor of Glencar valley (81). "
Larkin
1835?
Drumdelure
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 27 (59:16/2)
1836
Drumdelure
BS:AL
1836
Drumdelure
Larkin (Li)
1836
Drumdellure
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Druim a duileabhair
'from the foliage of said place'
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Drumdilure
Park:AL
1836
Drumdilure
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Drumdelure
HCER 1820:AL
1836
Drum duileabhar
pl:AL
1836
Drum duileabhar
'ridge of the foliage'
OD:AL
1836
Drumdillure
OD:AL

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