townland
Baile an Locha
genitive: Bhaile an Locha
(Irish)
Ballinlough
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English lake; inlet

Centrepoint

53.7882, -7.58523 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1583
Ballinagh [sic?] (Donald m’Edm. O Ferroll)
F Leathanach: 4153
1589
Ballinlagh (Shane m’Tirrelagh O Ferall)
F Leathanach: 5335
1604
Ballinlagh
CPR Leathanach: 4, Nóta: (Erck)
1604
Ballinlagh (Shane O’ Farrell)
CPR Leathanach: 2a
1607
Ballinelagh (Shane O’ Ferrall)
CPR Leathanach: 115a
1612
Ballinlaghe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1622
The castle of Ballynlagh alias Ballinlogh
CPR Leathanach: 551b
1629
Ballinlogh
pictiúr de thigh láidir taobh leis
Cotton Map
1655
Ballinlogha
DS
1655
Lough of Ballinloghagh
DS
1659
Ballinlagh
Cen.
c.1660
Ballinloghagh
BSD Leathanach: 159
c.1660
Ballinlogh
BSD Leathanach: 159
1671
Ballinlough
ASE Leathanach: 108
1671
Bogg of Killin and Ballinlough
ASE Leathanach: 108
1685
Ballinlaha
Hib. Del.
1716
Ballinlogh
CGn. Leathanach: 18.149.8726
1750
Bogg of Killin and Ballinlough
CGn. Leathanach: 146.5.96419
1813
Ballinlough
Edgeworth
1836
Ballinlough
BS:AL
1836
Ballinloghagh
DS:AL
1836
Baile an Locha, “town of the lake, Villa lacûs”
OD:AL
1836
...containing Ballinlough house...
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
an old castle [i bpl.]
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Ballinlough
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1908
Baile an Locha, “town of the lake”
MacGivney Leathanach: 34
2007
balinˈlɑ
Áit.

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