Derryneill

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Derryneill
Irish: Doire Néill
Derryneill is located in Northern Ireland
Derryneill
Derryneill
 Derryneill shown within Northern Ireland
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT31
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down

Coordinates: 54°17′06″N 6°02′13″W / 54.285°N 6.037°W / 54.285; -6.037

Derryneill (from Irish: Doire Néill, meaning "Niall's oak-wood")[1] is a townland of 1,049 acres in County Down, Northern Ireland, near to Leitrim, County Down. It is situated in the civil parish of Drumgooland and the historic barony of Iveagh Upper, Lower Half.[2] Derryneill is mainly made up of small rocky drumlins.

History[edit]

In 1609 Derryneill was part of the holding of Ballyward held by Shane McEvard.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Derryneill". Place Names NI. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Derryneill". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 18 May 2015.