civil parish
Gáile
genitive: Gháíle
(Irish)
Galey
(English)

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52.4807, -9.51991 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1841 Gattye Inq. Temp Car I
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Glas Gáille?
Buile Shuibhne Alt: 59
1302-06
-ly, Corrigenda Galy
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 297
1390c
Gáille (g.)
Dioghl. D Leathanach: 99
1441
Gaylly
Ann. Ardf. Leathanach: 9 , Alt: 26
1492
Galle
Ann. Ardf. Leathanach: 38 , Alt: 106
1576
Gallie
F Leathanach: 2820
1581
Gallie
F Leathanach: 3758
1588-89
Gallie
F Leathanach: 5306
1596
Galie
F Leathanach: 6029
1596-7
Galie
F Leathanach: 6034
1597
Galie
F Leathanach: 6117
1597
Galie
F Leathanach: 6123
1601
Gallie
F Leathanach: 6497
1601-2
Gallie
F Leathanach: 6593
1603
Galie
CPR Leathanach: 8a
1604
Galie
CPR Leathanach: 54b
1604
Gally
CPR Leathanach: 56b
1612 –13
Gally
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 83, Imleabhar: I
1612
Gallie
CPR Leathanach: 225a
1612
Gallye, Galye
CPR Leathanach: 225a
1612
Galie
CPR Leathanach: 225b
1612
Galy, the river of
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 87
1615
Galley
RVis. (Ardf.) Leathanach: 185
1615
the river Gaile
CPR Leathanach: 284a
1631
Gally
abhainn
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 239, Imleabhar: I
1631
Galy
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 243, Imleabhar: I
1631
Gally, flumin de
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 239
1655
Galley
DS
1660
Galley
BSD (Ci) Leathanach: 143
1685
Galley
Hib. Del.
1700c
an Ghaille
Éigse Imleabhar: 8, Leathanach: 99
1728
An Gháile
abhainn
Ó Rathaille Leathanach: 220, 136
1756
river Galey or Gale
Smith Hist. Kerry Leathanach: 328
1756
Galey River, River Galey
Smith Hist. Kerry, map
1775
go Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 96
1785
ar bhruach na Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 62
1787
Gale Br.
Pelham (Cl)
1787
River Gale
Pelham (Cl)
1803
go Droichead Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 184
1803
ar dhá thaoibh Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 183
1803
do Dhroichead na Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 179
1803
ag Droichead Gáille
Barántas Leathanach: 180
1825
p. of Gale
TAB
1841
Gaile
pl
Glanta:AL
1841
This parish is called in Irish Gáille, of which the meaning is not understood.
... Gáille is also the name of a Castle standing on the Western margin of Lough Ree in the County of Roscommon.
LSO (Ci) Leathanach: 27
1841
Gattye
Inq. C I:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Applot. 1826:AL
1841
Galey Parish
BS:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Buckley, Rev. J.:AL
1841
Gáille, “meaning uncertain”
dúch:AL
1841
Gaille, “rocky”
“A river tributory to the Feale”
dúch:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Local:AL
1841
Galey old church
“Situated in the townland of Garryard”. “Ruins of a church and churchyard giving name to this parish”
Local:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Meresman:AL
1841
Gaile
Glanta:AL
1841
Galey/Galley Parish
Smith Eng. Map:AL
1841
Galey
Smith Eng. Map:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Smith Hist. Kerry:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Tithe Ledger:AL
1841
Galley
Vallancey Map:AL
1841
Galey Parish
Cess Coll.:AL
1955
An Seabhac: Gáile = abha den ainm atá ann ‘Droichead Gáile’ ar an abhainn sin – Gale Bridge. “Is rómhaith is cuimhin liom mo mhuintir a bheith sealad thiar ag Droichead Gáile” – An Spailpín Fánach.
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