townland
Doire Fhada
genitive: Dhoire Fhada
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derryad
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
English long

Centrepoint

53.6074, -7.86479latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1622
Derradda
CPR Leathanach: 533a
1655
Derraddagh
DS
1659
Derriadda
Cen. Leathanach: 451
1660c
Derraddagh
BSD Leathanach: 128
1685
Derad
Hib. Del.
1813
Derryadda
Edgeworth
1836
Derryadd
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Doire Fhada, 'long Derry or oak wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Derry-long
dúch:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Pron. Locally De//rry-add
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): Lo21
1836
Derryad
OD:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Derryadd
BS:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Derryadda
Britton, Rev. G.:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Derryarte
Robison, J.:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1836
Derryadd
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Lo21
1908
Derryadd; Doire Fhada, long wood
MacGivney Leathanach: 98
2008
deriˑˈad
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