Irish: Doire Chaocháin
The Old Church, Derrykeighan, in 2006
Derrykeighan is a hamlet, parish and townland (of 161 acres) in County Antrim, four miles north of Ballymoney. It is situated in the barony of Dunluce Lower. Its name is from the Gaelic Doire Chaocháin meaning "Caochán’s oak-wood" The parish covers includes the village of Dervock.
The site of the mediæval parish church, and also of an early church, is marked by the ruins of a later church in Derrykeighan.
The civil parish contains the following townlands:
- Ballyhibistock Lower
- Ballyhibistock Upper
- Ballynarry Upper
- Carncullagh Lower
- Carncullagh Middle
- Carncullagh Upper
- Livery Lower
- Livery Upper
- Stroan Lower
- Stroan Upper
- "Derrykeighan". http://www.thecore.com/seanruad/. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- "Derrykeighan". http://www.placenamesni.org/resultdetails.php?entry=15866. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
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