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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.
Angry locals claim the name change is driving away thousands of confused visitors, but Minister Eamon O Cuiv insists An Daingean is correct.
Some 97 per cent of the West Kerry town's residents voted to bring back the original name - which was changed to An Daingean in 2003.
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. The survey carried out by Fine Gael shows people in the town are totally against the name change.
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.