townland
Baile Eoghain
genitive: Bhaile Eoghain
(Irish)
Ballyowen
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Eoghan
    Eoghan — ainm pearsanta

    Réiteodh na foirmeacha béarlaithe le Baile Uí Eoghain “the town of Ó hEoghain (sloinne)” freisin. Féach an sloinne Owens i mbarúntachtaí eile sa chontae seo in aimsir Griffith’s Valuation.

    Seanbhaile Eoghain “(the) old Baile Eoghain” an t-ainm atá le feiscint in iontrálacha an 17ú haois.

Centrepoint

52.9091, -7.46788 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Balleowen
F Alt: 6500
1632
Shanballyowne,
Shraghe & S ..
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14 C I
1655
Shane Ballyowen &c. Gortnekeehe
Féach bf Gortnaclea
DS Par. (Reeves)
1655
Shanballyowen and Loghnagower
DS (Terr.)
1660c
Gurtnakeghy, Shanballyowen & Loghnagower
BSD (La) Leathanach: 135
1838
Ballyowen
BS:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Ballyowen
Cavanagh, J.:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Ballyowen
OD:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Ballyowen
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Ballyowen
"locally"
pron.:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Bollone
Roe, W.:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Ballyowen
Thacker, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La005,6
1838
Baile Eóghain, 'Owen's town'
OD:AL Leathanach: La005,6

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