townland
Droim Thorcáin
genitive: Dhroim Thorcáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumharkan
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

54.0117, -7.82923latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Cf. Drumharkan Glebe, p: Cloone, b: Mohill
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-Ui-hArcain = Harkin’s Bridge. Dorsum Harcani (O’Donovan). The clann Arcain were a branch of the Conmaicne Rein (Book of Fenagh)…. formerly part of the Termon lands of the ancient abbey. "
Nóta
1620
Dromterkan
Inq. Leathanach: 142
1655
Dromhorkan
DS
1660c
Dromhorkan
BSD Leathanach: 44
1685
D:ho[r/c]kan
Hib. Del.
1721
?Dromorcan
(nó p:Cl,b:M)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960 Leathanach: 229
1833
Drumharkin
TAB Leathanach: 49, Nóta: (61:16/12) Innéacs
1836
Dromherine? Pg, 38, Dromharkan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Druim Hairkan
'Harkin's back'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Druim hearcáin,
'Harkin's ridge,' 'dorsum Hercani'
OD:AL
1836
Drumharkan
CM:AL
1836
Drumharkan
OD:AL
1836
Drumharkin
BS:AL
1836
Drumharkin
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Drumharkin
Barbor, J.:AL
1836
Drumhirkin, Drumharkin
S&V:AL
1836
hearcáin
pl:AL

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