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Title: The place-names of the Barony of Coleraine
Author: Comer, Neil Edward Micheal
ISNI:       0000 0004 5992 8874
Awarding Body: Ulster University
Current Institution: Ulster University
Date of Award: 2016
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The following thesis is an analysis of the place-names of the townlands contained within the parishes of the Barony of Coleraine. It seeks to collate and record all the available historical forms of the place-names in question, and to record the phonetic pronunciation of these names, in order to fully explain their derivation and, where appropriate, to suggest a suitable, modem, Irish language equivalent. This research will contribute to the work undertaken by both the Northern Ireland Place-Name Project and by An Coiste Logainmneacha which is attempting to provide authoritative, research based forms for all the townland names in Ireland. This research will also seek to explore the historical and religious influences which shaped the nomenclature of the area, and in particular will show how the presence of different ethnic and religious groups has been reflected in the naming process. The research will also attempt to redefine the meanings of some place-name elements, and will examine how the geography of an area can influence the naming process.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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