Derryneill

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Derryneill
Derryneill is located in County Down
Derryneill
Derryneill
Location within County Down
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT31
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°17′06″N 6°02′13″W / 54.285°N 6.037°W / 54.285; -6.037Coordinates: 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.