An Baile Fionn Uachtarach
genitive: an Bhaile Fhinn Uachtaraigh
Ballyfin Upper


English townland, town, homestead
fionn, finne
English white

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Taobh thiar theas de bf An Baile Fionn. (Maidir le uachtarach “upper” a fhreagairt do ‘deisceart’ i logainmneacha, cf. an nóta faoin ainm bar An Choill Uachtarach (#125).)

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:

    1. Ar theorainn thuaidh an bhaile fearainn seo tá abh Abhainn Easa “river of (the) waterfall” (#116477), abhainn choigríche idir Laoighis agus dúiche Ó Riagáin (bar Tigh na hInse #131) in Uí Fhailghe.
    2. Ritheann Owennahallia River SO < Abhainn na hAille “the river of the cliff, precipice” soir le fánaidh ó sl Conlán (#1417410) tríd an mbaile fearainn.


53.0628, -7.46171latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Upper Ballyfin
Cahill (La)
Upper Ballyfin
BS:AL Leathanach: LA016,99
CM:AL Leathanach: LA016,99
[Upper Ballyfin]
"…'Conlawn Hill' is in the centre."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: LA016,99

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