townland
Deargráth Uachtarach
genitive: Dheargráth Uachtarach
validated name
(Irish)
Derrygrath Upper
(English)

Glossary

dearg, deirg, deirge
English red, red one
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

52.3706, -7.83973 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Deargráth Onom. ARÉ
Sruth Dheargratha AL:pl (D145 - ainm ar chúl an leabhair gan aon suíomh; Is dócha gur tagairt don áit seo atá ann)
1260
Dergrad
Pont. Hib. Leathanach: II.300
1302-6
Dergrath
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 306
1308
Dergeragh
CJR Leathanach: III.10
1308-9
Dargerath
COD Leathanach: I.164
1308-9
Dergeragh
RBO Leathanach: 146
1541
Derregraa
COD Leathanach: IV.208
1596c
Deregrathe
Inq. Leathanach: I.255
1619
Derrygraghwoteragh, Upper Derrygraghknockan, Derrygraeightra, Lower Derrygragh
CPR Leathanach: XXIII.56.453b
1634
Deargraigh i Maigh Feimhean
FFÉ Leathanach: II.286
1654
Deragrath
CS I Leathanach: I.306,309,315,&rl
1654
Deragrath
CS II Leathanach: II.408
1654
Derragrath
CS I Leathanach: I.300,316, & rl
1654
Lowerderagrath
CS I Leathanach: I.316, 315
1654
Upper Deragrath
CS I Leathanach: I.316
1655c
Derigratt, Derigragh
DS (s) (TÁ)
DS (s) (TÁ)
1655c
Derigratt, Derigragh
DS
1659
Derrygragh
Cen. Leathanach: 311
1665-6
Dearragrath
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 28
1666
Dergrath
ASE Leathanach: 3.3625
1666-7
Derrigrath
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 85
1671
Upper Derrigrath
ASE Leathanach: 229:31
1840
Derrygrath
BS:AL
1840
dearg rath
pl:AL
1840
dearg rath
AL
1963-4
d′arəgˈrɑː
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.34
1985
ˈderiˑˌgrat̪
'an old cemetery there up on the hill'
Áit.

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