Information about Derroo
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
upper Derry or oak wood
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Derrue [crossed out] Local [crossed out]
A mistake. Is Derryoughter in Derrough townland.
A high hill has a triang. Point on it [crossed out].
In Oorid townland [crossed out] No hill of this name in Oorid.
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
Derroo is in Oorid townland.
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