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The original Irish name of Carrickarade/Carrick-a-rede, Co. Antrim

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Toner, Gregory (2008) The original Irish name of Carrickarade/Carrick-a-rede, Co. Antrim. Ainm: a journal of name studies, 9 . pp. 65-71. [Journal article]

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Abstract

A consideration of historical features of East Ulster Irish dialects suggests that the name of Carrick-a-rede rope bridge in Co. Antrim, now owned and managed by the National Trust, goes back to an Irish form Carraig Dhroichid 'rock of (the) bridge'.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Onomastics, Antrim, salmon fishing, East Ulster Irish.
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:5622
Deposited By:Professor Gregory Toner
Deposited On:22 Dec 2009 09:16
Last Modified:15 Aug 2012 11:54

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