Place:Delvin, Castletowndelvin, County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland

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NameDelvin
Alt namesDealbhnasource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates53.617°N 7.083°W
Located inCastletowndelvin, County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland
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Delvin is a town in County Westmeath, Ireland which is located on the N52 road at a junction with the N51 to Navan. The town is from Mullingar (along the N52) and is the setting of the book Valley of the Squinting Windows by Delvin native Brinsley MacNamara, described under the fictitious name of "Garradrimna". The word Delvin comes from Delbhna.

The tribe settled in what is present-day Delvin, along with a branch of the Soghain, in Tricha céd na Delbna Móire agus na Sogan.

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