Place:Drumcliffe, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

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NameDrumcliffe
Alt namesDroim Chliabhsource: Wikipedia
Drumcliff
TypeTown or village
Coordinates54.333°N 8.5°W
Located inCounty Sligo, Republic of Ireland     (1922 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog




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Drumcliff or Drumcliffe is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. It is 8 km (5 miles) north of Sligo town on the N15 road on a low gravel ridge between the mountain of Ben Bulben and Drumcliff bay. It is on the Drumcliff river, originally called the "Codnach", which drains Glencar lake.The name Codnach means chief or princely river. The old name of Drumcliff was Cnoc na Teagh (trans. Hill of ). The village is one of several possible locations in Co. Sligo for the settlement of Nagnata as marked on Claudius Ptolemy's early map of Ireland.

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