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dingle

a small wooded dell

dingle

An obsolete term for a temporary enclosure constructed at the entrance to a building as protection against the weather.
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The ship will sail from An Daingean to La Coruua, 50 miles from the shrine.
The original and controversial name change to An Daingean came about two years ago pushed by Gaeltacht Minister Eamon O'Cuiv.
But historians have shown that the name An Daingean was invented by a previous generation of civil servants in the 1920s.
Otherwise, the next generation of civil servants will be renaming the dogs in An Daingean.
Angry locals claim the name change is driving away thousands of confused visitors, but Minister Eamon O Cuiv insists An Daingean is correct.
History expert Tom Prendeville said the town has been known as Dingle since the 13th Century - and that An Daingean was the invention of civil servants in the 1920s.
A new poll has revealed overwhelming opposition to Gaeltacht Minister Eamon O Cuiv's order to change the name of Dingle in Co Kerry to An Daingean.
Changing the name of Dingle to An Daingean will jeopardise the tourist trade and cause resentment of the language.
Gaeltacht Affairs Minister Eamon O Cuiv ordered Dingle in Co Kerry to change to its Irish form, An Daingean last March.
A simple compromise would be to have An Daingean on signs in Gaeltacht areas and Dingle on those elsewhere.
Local people are furious over the decision to change its name to An Daingean because it lies in West Kerry Gaeltacht.
Fine Gael councillor Seamus Cosai Fitzgerald, a native Irish speaker, said people understood the name within the Gaeltacht was to be An Daingean.