townland
Doire Dhearclaigh
genitive: Dhoire Dhearclaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Deralk
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    (oak-)wood of (the) place abounding in acorns?
    (oak-)wood of (the) place of hollows?
    dearclach < dearcnach, 'abounding in acorns'; nó < dearc, 'hollow' + -lach?

  • English

    (oak-)wood of (the) place abounding in acorns?
    (oak-)wood of (the) place of hollows?
    dearclach < dearcnach, 'abounding in acorns'; or < dearc, 'hollow' + -lach?

Centrepoint

54.0395, -7.48906latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1609
Deryarkly
MEC
1624
Dirryarkly
Inq. Ult. Uimhir: 11 Car. I
1660c
Deralerne als<br/>Derealke
BSD Leathanach: 250
1709
Dirralk
Carvaghs
1836
Derealke
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Doire Fhalc, 'oak wood of the floods'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Derralk
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Deralk
"see next page" [dúch dearg];
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
[Deralk]
"Soil, gravel, a great portion subject to be flooded in winter" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Diralk
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Dirralk
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Direalke
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Dirryarkly
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Deralk
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73
1836
Derralk
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca019,73

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