townland
Droim Geas
genitive: Dhroim Geas
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumgesh
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

  • English

    ridge of (the) taboos, prohibitions

Centrepoint

54.0679, -7.49478latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1570
Drumghes
F Leathanach: 1681
1609
vromgosca
sic, míchóipeáil ar D- cuartha agus -ss-
MEC
1610
Dromgress
CPR Leathanach: 386a
1654
Drom:gesse
DS
1660c
Drumgesse
BSD Leathanach: 252
1666
Drumgesse
ASE Leathanach: 81
1709
Dromgoss
Carvaghs
1836
Drumgesh
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Drumgess
Cess Bk:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Drumgesh
CM:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Dromgoss
Printed List 1790:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Dromgosse
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Drumgesse
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Dromgess
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Druim gěis, 'ridge of the prohibition'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1836
Drumgesh
"See Glengesh in Donegal" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca020,19
1922c
?Drumgoshin
"appears to be Drumgoshin in Old Belturbet Fairs Book"
Walker Imleabhar: iv, Leathanach: 68

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