Information about The Drills
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
The Drills Hyath. Clarke, Esq.
The Drills Mr. O’Callaghan
The Drills Sir John Burke
The Drills The inhabitants
Plantation most probably in rows so called, but does not consist of any matter worthy of remark only the Royal George, the form of a Ship so called.
In the West end of the townland of Derrygile about 1 mile S. East of Woodford.
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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