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Drumskinny, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Droim Scine [drim skina] ‘ridge of the knife/edge’ [Dromskynny 1639].

Background

6km NNW of Ederny

par: Drumkeeran bar: Lurg

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 62

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Dromskynny1639Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh) Car.I $48
~Druim Scine ""ridge of the battle where a man thre1834J O'D (OSNB) B154
~Droim Scine1989GÉ 217
~Droim Scine ""ridge of the knife/edge""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 62
Droim Scine ""ridge of the knife or edge""2002Fer. Bilingual Map PMcK
Barony
Lurg
Parish
Drumkeeran
Parish in 1851
Drumkeeran
Townland
None
Place name ID
3566
Place name type
T