townland
Doire an tSionnaigh
genitive: Dhoire an tSionnaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrintinny
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
sionnach, sionnaigh, seannach
English fox

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.0441, -7.48265latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1836
Dirrentinny
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derintinny
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Direntenny
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derintenny
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derrintinny
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Doire an tsionnaigh, 'derry of the fox, oakwood of the fox'
"Contains a well & flag with the impression of St Mogue's knee" [pl]; "Tober mogue is here" [pl]; "see OD's letter 14 May 36" [pl]; "The fox brought the book to him" [pl];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derrintinny
"Has not every Doire-an been made Derrin to correspond with Ballin?" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derintiny
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca019,77
1836
Derintinny
TAB Leathanach: Ca019,77

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