townland
An Bhuaile Bhuí
genitive: na Buaile Buí
(Irish)
Boleyboy
(English)

Glossary

buaile, buailidh
English cattle-fold, summer-pasture
English yellow

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

Centrepoint

53.6843, -8.87538latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1591
Balleboy, O Dally... of
F Leathanach: 5617
1617
Buolliboie
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.229
1635
Ballyboy, 2 qrs of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 130
1635
2 qrs of Ballyboy, viz. the ½ qr of Rathveyne; half a qr of Rathveyn aforesaid; and 1 qr of Lyshmoyle
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 158
1661
Boleboy 2 quarters
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 51
1672c
Boleboy
Hib. Del.
1710c
Buollyboy, towne and lands of
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 152b
1723
Buollyboy 2 qrs
CGn. Imleabhar: 38.191.23927
1787
Bwellabwee, town & lands of
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 580
1830
Boulybue
Bald
1838
Boleyboy
"recte" [OD Nóta];
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Buaile buidhe
pl:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Buaile buidhe, 'yellow booley or dairy'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
[Boleyboy]
"There are four ancient forts in this townland, one of which is an unusual size as it is 5 chains in diameter called Connors Fort in which there is a trig. station. There is another in the S. end called Lissnapool Fort" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Boolabwee
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Boolabwee
BS:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Boulybue
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Ballyboy
Cess Bk., Gibson:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Ballaghboy
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Buolliboie
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Ballyboy
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Boolyboy?
OC:AL Leathanach: ME117,3
1838
Bolyboy
OD:AL Leathanach: ME117,3

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