BROWSE
townland
Baile Aodha
genitive: Bhaile Aodha
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyea
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.1396, -8.06488latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

c.1465
Baile Áedha
Marcher Lords Leathanach: 58, 1. 605
1550
? Ballyeaghe
F Leathanach: 458
1636
Ballye
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II.299
1637
Ballyea
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: III.77
1654
Ballyea
CS II Leathanach: 278, 280, 320, 323
1657
Ballyea
DS
c.1660
Ballyea
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 241
1670
Ballyea ... Ballyea alias Ballyhe alias Ballynaha
ASE Leathanach: 226:23
1683
Ballihe alias Ballinaha
ASE Leathanach: 276:16
1685
Balliea
Hib. Del.
1840
Ballea
AL
1840
baile aodha
OC:AL
1840
baile aodha 'Hugh's town'
OD:AL
1840
baile aodha
pl OC:AL
1840
Ballay
pl:AL
1989
ˌbaˈle:
Áit.

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