civil parishelectoral division
Dúire
genitive: Dhúire
(Irish)
Doora
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    black oak-wood
    Dúire < dubhdhoire

  • English

    black oak-wood
    Dúire < dubhdhoire

Centrepoint

52.8304, -8.91207latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1189?
Durynierekin
JRSAI Leathanach: 79
c.1306
Dubdery
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 301
1455
Dubgere
CPL Leathanach: 212
1485
Duyre
CPL Leathanach: 89-90
1506
Dury
Ann. Laon. Leathanach: 92
1615
Dury
RVis. (Kill.) Leathanach: 213
1621
Dury
CPR Leathanach: 493
1624
Doury c
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2.21
c.1655
Dowray
DS
1659
Dowry
Cen. Leathanach: 164
c.1660
Dowrey
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 131,132,134, 135
c.1660
Dowray
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 133,134,136-138
1666
Dowry
ASE Leathanach: 87.18, 88.18
1685
Dowray
Hib. Del.
1703
Dowry
Forf. Est. Leathanach: 354.1
1712
Dowray
CGn. Leathanach: 10.6.2929
1737
Doory
CGn. Leathanach: 86.420.61050
1744
Doory
Inchiquin Leathanach: 596
1780c
Dúire
: srúille : Hewlett
Ó Míocháin Leathanach: 59
c.1780
Dhúire (gin.)
Dhúire:fúithi
Cúirt MO 1982 Leathanach: 31
1839
The Parish of Doora is called in Irish Dúiré .... The Patron Saint of this Church is Durán ...... there is a Holy Well called after him lying about a quarter of a mile to the east of his church' [Toberdooran, B.F. Ballaghboy]. J.O'D.
LSO (Cl) Leathanach: 2.52/139-140
1839
This church [Doora] is locally called Teampull Dúrain, i.e., Ecclesia Sancti Durani' J.O'D.
LSO (Cl) Leathanach: 2.54/145
1839
Doora
BS:AL
1839
Dúire
OD:AL
1839
Dúire
pl:AL

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