townland
An Doirín Thoir
genitive: an Doirín Thoir
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derreen East
(English)

Glossary

English little oak-wood

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.0882, -9.29922latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1588
Deryn
Hugo Mac Clanchy
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: I, 20
1660c
Derine alias Barbeg
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 483
1660c
Derinebeg
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 483
1666
Derinbeg or Dernibeg
ASE Leathanach: 81
1666
Derinny
ASE Leathanach: 81
1666
Derinny
ASE Leathanach: 81
1667
Derrynebegg
ASE Leathanach: 111
1669
Derrin
ASE Leathanach: 188
1677
Derrinbarbeg
ASE Leathanach: 236
1678
Derrine
ASE Leathanach: 260
1678
Derrinbegg
ASE Leathanach: 261
1787
Derine
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Derine
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derreen East
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derine
Pelham:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Doirín
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derreen &c
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derine
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Doirín, 'little derry or oak wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
[Derreen East]
"There is nothing remarkable in this townland save three ancient forts" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derryn
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17
1839
Derryne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl075,17

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