Information about Derrew Hill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Derrew Hill
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc a Doireadh
hill of the oak wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Derrew Hill
[Derroo changed to Derrew]
Cnoc a Doireadh
Derrue hill [crossed out] Local
A high hill having a Trig station on it[crossed out].
In Oorid townland [crossed out].

Townland Information

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
Derrew Hill is in Oorid townland.