Information about Drimmeen
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
a small ridge or long hill
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Drimeen Mr. P. Callaghan
Drimeen Mr. Robert Holland
Drimeen Revd. Hugh B. Hulett
Drimeen The inhabitants
A point on the shore of Lough Derg composed of rough rocks and underwood. It does not consist of any matter worthy of remark.
In the south end of the townland of Cloontyconnaught about 1½ mile S. West of Mount Shannon.
What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
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