civil parishtownland
Droim Crí
genitive: Dhroim Crí
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droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ridge of the border
    Meastar gur foirm ghinideach uatha den bhfocal críoch atá sa tarna mír. Pléitear an fhianaise stairiúil in AINM - Bulletin of the Ulster Place-Name Society VII (1996-1997), 89-93

  • English

    the ridge of the border
    The second element is thought to be a genitive singular form of the word críoch, 'border, territory'. The historical evidence is discussed in AINM - Bulletin of the Ulster Place-Name Society VII (1996-1997), 89-93


54.4452, -6.46337latitude, longitude
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Historical references

? Dhruim Chrích [g.]
"Air mhalaidh Dhruim Chrích sé theagmhaidh dhamh an naoi...", dán le Peadar Ó Doirnín
Ollscoil Dhún Éideann Uimhir: LS Uí Ghealacáin

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