The Place-Names of Derry City

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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
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMaghera
PublisherTeanga CIC
Number of pages32
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 1 Jun 2013


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


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