townland
An Baile Ard Uachtarach
genitive: an Bhaile Aird Uachtaraigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballard Upper
(English)

Glossary

ard
English height; high
English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

51.8818, -10.2365 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

n/a
(níl sé sa Ghaeltacht)
Nóta
n/a
(gin. an Bhaile Aird)
Nóta
1655
cuid de Formoele; bogy pasture
DS
1825
Upper Balliard
TAB Leathanach: 3
1841
Ballyard
Civil Proceeding Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard Upper
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard
Sullivan, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard
Co. Bk. 1840:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard
Stokes, H.:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Baile árd, 'I.e. high town'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Baile árd
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1841
Ballard etc.
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci129,3
1954
An Baile Árd : ‘An Bail’Árd’ sa chaint’; gin.An Bhaile Áird.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 33
1956
An Baile Árd
'An Bail'árd' sa chaint. Dhá chuid den bhaile fearainn chéadna iseadh Uachtarach agus Íochtarach. Gein. - An Bhaile Áird.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 33
1998
Áit.
1998
Áit.

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