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Offline Gortinanima

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Help with place name Dunfanaghy
« on: Saturday 15 June 19 17:03 BST (UK) »
Placename in Dunfanaghy District (Gweedore) on death certificate (below)

Would it be Lr Dore (Lower Dore)

Another placename that might connect the family is Swilybrin also in Dunfanaghy district -- would these 2 townlands be far apart?

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Re: Help with place name Dunfanaghy
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 15 June 19 17:40 BST (UK) »
Placename in Dunfanaghy District (Gweedore) on death certificate (below)

Would it be Lr Dore (Lower Dore)

Another placename that might connect the family is Swilybrin also in Dunfanaghy district -- would these 2 townlands be far apart?

Thanks

The only townland anywhere like this that i can find is Dore townland about 3 kilometres west of the village of Gweedore.
https://www.townlands.ie/donegal/kilmacrenan/tullaghobegly/magheraclogher/dore/

Swillybrin townland is in the civil parish of Clondahorky and is SSE of the town of Dunfanaghy.
https://www.townlands.ie/donegal/kilmacrenan/clondahorky/ards/swillybrin/

As the crow flies about 25 kilometres apart, but probably double that if going by road.

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Re: Help with place name Dunfanaghy
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 15 June 19 23:27 BST (UK) »
GeoHive shows a Dore Lower in the townland of Dore
http://map.geohive.ie/mapviewer.html

also a Dore Middle and a Dore Upper

with Lower at the north of the townland.

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Re: Help with place name Dunfanaghy
« Reply #3 on: Monday 17 June 19 11:40 BST (UK) »
donegal resources

http://www.donegalgenealogy.com

Lower Dore and Gweedore come under Tullaghobegly, then Dunfanaghy and Swilybrin come under Clondahorky on this site