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Derrydoon, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Doire an Dúin ‘oak-wood of the fort’

Background

This is a relatively straightforward name, deriving from Doire an Dúin ‘oak-wood of the fort’, as suggested previously. There is now no trace of the fort in the townland.

References

FK (2019)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
dirridowan1609Esch. Co. Map 4
~Doire an Dúin ""oak-wood of the fort""1834J O'D (OSNB) B141
""(oak wood) of the dún or fort""1913Joyce iii 295
Barony
Coole
Parish
Galloon
Parish in 1851
Galloon
Townland
None
Place name ID
13838
Place name type
T