townland
Baile Uí Chuircín
genitive: Bhaile Uí Chuircín
validated name
(Irish)
Ballycurkeen
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Ó Cuircín
    Ó Cuircín — sloinne

  • English

    the town of Ó Cuircín
    Ó Cuircín — surname

Centrepoint

52.3677, -7.48341latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Baile Uí Chuircín
PN Decies Leathanach: 270
1543
Ballycurkyn
COD Leathanach: IV.246
1639
Ballyquirkane
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: III. 200
1654
Ballygurkin
CS I Leathanach: 266, 267, 267
1657
Baliquikin
DS
c.1660
Ballyquirken
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 120
1685
Balliqurkin
Hib. Del.
1716
Ballyquirkeene
CGn. Leathanach: 15.379.7829
1778
Ballycarken
T&S Leathanach: 120
1816
Ballycurkeen: Baile 'townland', 'kurke' oats'
Par. Stat. Leathanach: II.124
1840
Ballycurkeen
AL
1840
Baile ui chuir (?) in
Glanta:AL
1840
baile uí Chuircín
OD:AL
1989
ˌbaliːkərˈkiːn
Áit.

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