townland
Droim Bó
genitive: Dhroim Bó
validated name
(Irish)
Drumbeo
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

54.2362, -6.82845latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1591
Dromboe
F Leathanach: 5626
1591
Dromboe
Mon. Surv. Leathanach: xxvii
1607
Drumboe
Mon. Div. Leathanach: 177
1610
Dromboe
CPR Leathanach: 171
1633
Dromboe
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 61 C I
1655
Drumbeo
DS
1659
Drumboe
Cen. Leathanach: 159
1660c
Drumbeo
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 98
1668
Drumboe
ASE Leathanach: 152
1669
Drumbeo
ASE Leathanach: 189
1772
Drumeo otherwise Drumbow
CGn. Leathanach: 290.495.193922
1793
Drumboe
McCrea Map
1835
Druim beó, not bó ridge of the living
OD:AL
1835
Drumbeó, b remarkably liquid not like b in bo but like b in beauty. e inserted to liquify the b.
OD:AL
1835
Drumboe
BS:AL
1835
Drumbow, Drumbeough
TAB
1835
druim beódha
pl:AL

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