Information about Derryherke hill

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Derryherke hill
Irish Form of Name:
Doire h-Eirc
Erick’s derry or oak wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Doire h-Eirc
Derryherke hill Local name
E. of the parish in Booliska Ooghter townland

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Derryherke hill is in Bohoona East townland.