Drong
genitive: Dhroing
(Irish)
Drung
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.0518, -7.2154latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Nior aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: ASE, Carvaghs, Inq. Ult. (Ca)
Nóta
1396
the perpetual vicarage of St. Patrick, Drong
CPL
1609
Dronge
Inq. Ult. App. Leathanach: 76
1609-1610
Drong
séipéal léirithe ann
MEC
1655-57
Dronas
DS Leathanach: C1
1660c
Dronge
BSD (Ca) Leathanach: 206
1669
Dronge
ASE Leathanach: 216
1685
Drong
Hib. Del.
1709
Drung
Drung and Larha
Carvaghs Leathanach: 64, 66
1836
Dronge
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Paraiste Dhruing
dúch:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Beauf. Mem.:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Coote Co. Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Seward Top. Hib.:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
TAB Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Dronge
Old MS:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drong, 'a troop or company'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drong or P. Droing
pl:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Irish Eccl. Reg. 1824:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Eccl. Annals 1620:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Eccl. Annals 1626:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drung
Beaufort:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Parish Drung
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: Ca024,1
1836
Drong
"to the east of him he saw a crowd od people assembled on a hill, and that he called the hill Drong, for that reason because Drong in the Scotic language sounds crowd or people in the English. Hence the origin of the name Drong which afterwards became the name of a Church and Parish."
LSO (Ca) Leathanach: 27\57
1836
Drong or Paraiste Dhroing
LSO (Ca) Leathanach: 57\127
1836
Drung
LSO (Ca) Leathanach: 53\116
1836
Drung
LSO (Ca) Leathanach: 61\136

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