The original Irish name of Carrickarade/Carrick-a-rede, Co. Antrim

Gregory Toner

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    Abstract

    A consideration of historical features of East Ulster Irish dialects suggests that the name of Carrick-a-rede rope bridge in Co. Antrim, now owned and managed by the National Trust, goes back to an Irish form Carraig Dhroichid 'rock of (the) bridge'.
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages65-71
    JournalAinm: A Journal of Name Studies
    Volume9
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • Onomastics
    • Antrim
    • salmon fishing
    • East Ulster Irish.

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    The original Irish name of Carrickarade/Carrick-a-rede, Co. Antrim. / Toner, Gregory.

    In: Ainm: A Journal of Name Studies, Vol. 9, 2008, p. 65-71.

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