Baile Átha Cliath
genitive: Bhaile Átha Cliath
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English ford
English townland, town, homestead
English hurdle, wattle


53.42, -6.20653latitude, longitude
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Cuan Duibhlinne
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 245, Véarsa: 17
Dún Duibhlinne
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 323, Véarsa: 25
ós Dhuibhlinn
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 335, Véarsa: 6
A fhir Dhathta Dhuibhlinne
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 342, Véarsa: 40
Goill Átha Cliath
Aith.D Leathanach: 86, Véarsa: 36
go hÁth Cliath
Aith.D Leathanach: 155, Véarsa: 23
ó chaladh Chuain Duibhlinne?
Aith.D Leathanach: 53, Véarsa: 17
a eó Duibhlínni
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 166, Véarsa: 31, Líne: 2
co hÁth Cliath
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 189, Véarsa: 10, Líne: 2
1250 c
damhradh Átha coillghil Clíath
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 174, Véarsa: 28, Líne: 4
1450 c
co hÁth Cliath
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 155, Líne: 29, Véarsa: 1
1603 c
a n-Áth Cliath
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 28, Véarsa: 5, Líne: 1
cath Duibhlinne
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 29, Véarsa: 13, Líne: 2
1603 c
i nÁth Clíath
Ir. Bard. Poet Leathanach: 30, Véarsa: 20, Líne: 2
Ath Cliath Duibhlinne
Litir ó Thadhg Mac Bruaideadha
Éigse Imleabhar: XXVIII, Leathanach: 97
Tabuir dom dearbratear ro gradhach .i. do mhaithgamhuin de rensi a maile atha cliath maille re (?) moran bEnnacht
CN Imleabhar: WALE 31 7
(contae) Atha Clíath ... (rí-phort) Atha Clíath
[sic, ní bhíonn na 'rí-phoirt' sa ghinideach aige; cf. (co.) Sligeadh : Sligeach, (co.) Galmhe : Gaille; cf., leis (co.) Rosacomain : Atha Luain!]
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