Droim Lomáin
genitive: Dhroim Lomáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumlumman
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    ridge of (the) bare tree; the ridge of Lomán
    Ní léir cé acu an t-ainm pearsanta Lomán nó an t-ainmfhocal lomán, a bhfuil bríonna éagsúla leis, atá sa dara heilimint

  • English

    ridge of (the) bare tree; the ridge of Lomán
    It is unclear whether the second element represents the personal name Lomán or the noun lomán; the latter word has several meanings

Centrepoint

53.8491, -7.44108 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1609
Drumloman
Inq. Ult. App. Leathanach: [lxxv]
1657
Dromloman
Paróiste Kilmore. Tá an áit seo suite i "Protestant Landes (sic)" sa ghnáth DS.
DS (P)
1709
Parish of Dromloman
Carvaghs Leathanach: 35
1709
Dromloman
Carvaghs
1836
Drumlummon V.
Seward Top. Hib.:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlomman
Co. Table:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlomon
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromlomon
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromlumhan
"According to some traditions, Dromlumhan from St Lumhan, who was a nephew of St Patrick and Bishop of Trim in Co. Meath who it is said consescrated a burial place here on his return to Trim from visiting some of the northern counties" [dúch]; "(Both derivations are local)" [dúch]; "Yes, but one is conjectural, the other traditional" [OD Nóta];
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Druim lomain
"Dorsum Sti Lomani" [dúch];
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dr[.]m (back or ridge) lom (lean)
"From the hilly nature of the ground and poverty of the soil. This seems the most probable derivation" [dúch]; "It is not: for the name is not Druim Lom but Druim Lomain" [OD Nóta];
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Carvaghs List 1699:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Old MS (Proprietors):AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon V.
["V"="Vicarage"];
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromlomman
Archdall:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon V.
Irish Eccl. Reg. 1824:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Eccl. Annals 1626:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon V.
Beaufort:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumlummon V.
Beauf. Mem.:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Drumloman Ph
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1
1836
Dromloman
Coote Co. Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca022,1

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