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Dernashesk, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Doire na Seisce ‘oak-wood of the sedge’

Background

See also the townland of Derrynashesk in the parish of Drumkeeran. 

References

FK (2019)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)dirisackagh1609Esch. Co. Map 9 Magheraboy
(?)Derrileckey1659Census 1659 103
Dernasheske1817GJM M'stephana (OSNB) 54 B47 Magherab
Delnasesk1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB) 54 B47
~Doire na Seisce ""oakwood of the sedge""1834J O'D (OSNB) 54 B47
~ ""wood of the sedge""1913Joyce iii 290
Barony
Magheraboy
Parish
Rossorry
Parish in 1851
Rossorry
Townland
None
Place name ID
20261
Place name type
T