townland
Droim na hEarra
genitive: Dhroim na hEarra
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumnahara
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ridge of the boundary, end, extremity?
    Tá an droim talún seo suite ar theorainn dhá pharóiste (cé go bhfuil críoch an bhaile fearainn féin tamaillín ón teorainn seo sa lá atá inniu ann). Cf. an mionainm Carraig an Earra, sa bhaile fearainn Carraig Ruacháin, lasmuigh de Chathair Chorcaí.
    Féach Ó Duinnín, 'tail, end, boundary' s.v. earr. Féach leis www.dil.ie s.v. err (firinscneach) agus Irish Grammatical Tracts decl. §39 (baininscneach).

  • English

    the ridge of the boundary, end, extremity?
    This land ridge is situated on the boundary between two parishes (although the boundary of the modern townland itself does not quite extend as far as the border). Cf. the minor name Carraig an Earra, in the townland of Carrigrohane, outside Cork City.
    See Ó Duinnín, 'tail, end, boundary' s.v. earr. See also www.dil.ie s.v. err (masculine) and Irish Grammatical Tracts decl. §39 (feminine).

Centrepoint

53.7866, -7.63035 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
----- [istigh le Clonbroney]
Cotton Map
1655
Drumneharagh
DS
c.1660
Drumnahara
BSD Leathanach: 162
1668
Dromahara
ASE Leathanach: 140
1681
the quarter land called Drumnahara
Donohoe: Clonbroney & Ballinalee Leathanach: 103
1716
Drumnehara
CGn. Leathanach: 24.527.14613
1721
Drumnahara
CGn. Leathanach: 53.117.34684
1813
Drumnahera
Edgeworth
1835
Drumnahara
BS:AL
1835
Drumneharragh
DS:AL
1835
Druim na hearra, “ridge of the wares”
OD:AL
1835
...nearly one half of this townland is bog...
Desc. Rem.:AL
1835
Drumnahara
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1908
Druim na h-Earradh, “ridge of the wares”
MacGivney Leathanach: 107
2007
dromnəˈharə
Áit.

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