townland
Baile na Móna
genitive: Bhaile na Móna
(Irish)
Ballynamony
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
móin, mónaidh
English bogland

Centrepoint

53.9577, -8.0816 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Ao (Ballynamoney), AM, Ca, CD, LG, Lú P: Carrigallen, b: Carrigallen "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Baile-na-Móna (nó Móinighe) = Townland of the bog. … There is a small fort, with two large upright stones – said to be the marks of an ancient grave – in the north end of the townland. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Enclosure. In a reclaimed pasture on the NE-facing slope of a drumlin ridge (138). Megalithic structure (site). ‘Grave (Site of).’ In pasture on the SE-facing slope of a drumlin… Described as two large upright stones (4). Rath. On flat ground in a low-lying position (60). "
Nóta
1835
Ballinamona
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 19, Nóta: TAB (60:16/10) innéacs
1835
Ballimona
TAB Leathanach: 173, Nóta: (60:16/10)
1836
Ballynamony
BS:AL
1836
Ballynamong
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Baile-na-monach
'the bog town'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Ballynamona
CM:AL
1836
Baile na móna,
'town of the bog'
OD:AL
1836
Ballynamony
"Not money." [dúch]
OD:AL
1836
[Ballynamony]
"There is a small fort on the northern extremity and 10 chains south of it two large upright stones, the remains of an ancient grave."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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