The Place-Names of Derry City

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Abstract

The proliferation of place-names associated with Derry (Doire Calgach, Doire Colmcille, Derry and Londonderry) speaks to the citys antiquity and its crucial role in Irish carthography, dinnsheanchas, topographical, loco-descriptive literature. In this booklet, Niall Comer discusses the townland names of the Citys Parishes of Templemore and Clondermot, which have both survived and been defined by successive settlements, invasions, conquests, reconquests, plantations which have defined the region
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationMaghera
Number of pages32
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013

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Place Names
Derry
Booklet
Descriptive
Plantation
Parish
Conquest
Antiquity
Names
Londonderry
Invasion

Keywords

  • Irish Place-names
  • Derry
  • Doire
  • Irish toponymy

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Maghera, 2013. 32 p.

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