townland
An Baile Loiscthe
genitive: an Bhaile Loiscthe
(Irish)
Ballylusk
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the burnt town

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:
    Tá cur síos ar an imfhálú agus ar an reilig Kylealiss SO < Cill an Leasa “the church of (at) the ring-fort” san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie).

Centrepoint

53.0442, -7.4184 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1805
Ballylusk
Cahill (La)
1838
Ballylusk
BS:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
1838
Ballylusk
CM:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
1838
Ballylosky
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
1838
Baile loisgthe, 'burnt town'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
1838
Ballylusk
OD:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
1838
[Ballylusk]
"…on the western border is a fort called 'Kile a Lis'…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: LA014,4
2005
baliˑˈlosk
Áit.

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