townland
Port Roighin
genitive: Phort Roighin
(Irish)
Portdrine
(English)

Glossary

English port, bank, fort

Centrepoint

52.6838, -8.75186latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1585
Portreyne
CBC Leathanach: 29
1586
Portryne
Inq.(Ga) Leathanach: 1.65 71
1620
Portereine
CPR Leathanach: 493
1624
Portryne
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1.318
1624
Portryen
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2.45
c.1655
Portreene
DS
1659
Portreene
Cen. Leathanach: 165
c.1660
Portreene
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 180
1670
Portdryne or Pordryan
ASE Leathanach: 220.12
1694
Portryen
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1.213
1787
Portreene
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Portreen (Portdrine, Portrayne)
AL
1839
port droighinn, bank of the blackthorns'
OD:AL
1839
port droighin
pl:AL

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