Information about Derrawode Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Derrawode Village
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Derrawode Village
Derrawode Called after the townland (of Derrawode)
Derrevoid Inq. Temp. Jac. I
This village consists of about 47 houses and contains nothing worthy of remark.
Derrawode village is situated on the North and South side of a road leading to Ballymoe, which passes through the South portion of the townland of Derrawode. There is also a portion of the village on the N.E. side of a bye road which branches off the aforesaid road.

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
Derrawode Village is in Derrywode townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Derrawode Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service