townland
Doire na Lorgan
genitive: Dhoire na Lorgan
(Irish)
Derrynalurgan
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
lorgain, lorga
English long low ridge; strip of land

Centrepoint

54.1289, -8.08876latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Cf. Lurgan/An Lorgain (p: Cloonclare)
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Doire-na-lorgan = Oakwood of the shins or long hills. Lorga or lorgan was often applied to a long low ridge. "
Nóta
1660c
Derrynalurgan
BSD Leathanach: 66
1668
Derrynelorgan
ASE Leathanach: 177:1
1685
(Laranadare)
Hib. Del.
1731
Derrynelergan
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1817
Dernalurgan
Larkin
1834?
Derrinlurgan
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 31 (60:16/8)
1836
Derrinnalurga
BS:AL
1836
Dernahurgan
Larkin (Li)
1836
Derrynalurga
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Derrinalargin
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Derenalorgan
DS:AL
1836
Doire na lurgan:
pl:AL
1836
Doire na lurgan:
'oak-wood of the shins, or long hills'
OD:AL
1836
Derrynalurgan
OD:AL

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