townland
Droim Cartha
genitive: Dhroim Cartha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumcarra
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Explanatory note

  • English

    ridge of (the) standing stone

Centrepoint

54.0511, -7.89801latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-cairthe = Ridge of the standing stone. These stones were erected for various purposes – memorial stones, monuments over graves, and to mark boundaries."
Nóta
1655
Dromcarra
DS
1685
D:car
Hib. Del.
1833
Drumcarra
TAB Leathanach: 39, Nóta: (61:16/12) Innéacs
1836
Carra, cartha
pl:AL
1836
Dromcar
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Dromcarr
DS Map:AL
1836
Druim cartha,
'ridge of the standing stone, or rock'
OD:AL
1836
Druim-a-carra,
'the car back'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Drumcă//rră
OD:AL
1836
Drumcar
S&V:AL
1836
Drumcara
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Drumcarra
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Drumcarra
BS:AL
1836
Drumcorra
CM:AL
2010
ˌdromˈkɑrə
x2
2010
ˌdromˈkɑːrə

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