townland
Baile Dhabhag Mór
genitive: Bhaile Dhabhag Mór
(Irish)
Ballygauge More
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English great, big

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Dabhag
    Dabhag — ainm pearsanta (< Davock na nAngla-Normannach, foirm dhíspeagtha de David)

    Taispeánann an fhoirm 1518–19 ‘Balldawoke’ d-tosaigh radaiceach an cháilitheora.

    Cf. bbf Garraí Dhabhag (#27477; #26467) i gCill Chainnigh agus bf Baile Dhabhag (#10254) i gCorcaigh. (Féach Ó Crualaoich, Logainmneacha na hÉireann IV s.n. Carrigmacoge.)

Centrepoint

52.8685, -7.43319 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1759
Ballygauge
CGn. Leathanach: 199.382.132572
1805
Ballygaugmore
Cahill (La)
1838
Ballygauge
DS:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballyguagemore
BS:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballyguagemore
Agent (Price):AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygaug
pl:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygaugemore
OC (corr.):AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygouge more
Cosby, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygauge more
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballyguagemore
Woods:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygaugmore
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Ballygawag, Balligawag
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
[Ballygauge More]
"It contains one Danish fort."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
1838
Baile gág, 'town of the clefts or chinks'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA034,9
2004
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