townland
Doirín Mhóna Uachtarach
genitive: Dhoirín Mhóna Uachtarach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrinvoney Upper
(English)

Glossary

móin, mónaidh
English bogland
English little oak-wood

Explanatory note

  • English

    small (oak-)wood of (the) bogland

Centrepoint

54.1732, -8.08442 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌdɛrənəˈvoːnə
Áit.
ˌdɛrɪnˈvoːnə
x2
Áit.
ˌdarəˈvoːniː
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Nótaí Pinkman: Doire-an-mhuine = Wood of the brake or thicket. "
Nóta
1622
?Dergvone
CPR Leathanach: 536b
1660c
2 Derryoones
BSD Leathanach: 67
1669
Derryvonioughtragh (alias 2 Derryvonies)
ASE Leathanach: 211.6
1817
Derryvonan
Larkin
1834?
Derrinwonas Up.
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 27 (60:16/8)
1836
Derrinvonagh Upper
BS:AL
1836
Derryvonan
Larkin (Li)
1836
Derranvonagh Upper
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Doire an mhuin:e
pl:AL
1836
Doire an mhuin:e,
'oak wood of the brake'
OD:AL
1836
Derrinvoney
"Inflection of 'money'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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