civil parish townland
Bealach Múna
genitive: Bhealach Múna
(Irish)
Ballaghmoon
(English)

Glossary

English way, pass

Centrepoint

52.879, -6.89064 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

800c
i mBelach Mughna
FOeng. Leathanach: 258
907
Bealaigh muaidh Mughna
CScot. Leathanach: 182
907
cath Bealaigh Mugnai
CScot. Leathanach: 186
908
(Cath) Belaig Mughna
AU Leathanach: 356
1100c
Belaig Mugna
Leb. Gabála Imleabhar: V, Leathanach: 398
1126
co Belach Mughna
ATig. Leathanach: 48
1160c
i mBeluch Mugna
LL Imleabhar: I, Líne: 6838
1160c
Belaig muaid Mugna
LL Leathanach: I, Leathanach: 7542
1302
Belaghmoun
CJR
1518
Bealaghmone
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 233
1518
Beallaghmown
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 238
1518
Bealaghmone
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 286
1540-1541
Ballaghmoney
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 169
1633c
ó Bhealach Mughna
FFÉ Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 304
1636
ó Bhealach Mughna
FNÉ Leathanach: 332
1672
Belachmugnense
De Praesul. Hib. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 8
1752
Ballaghmoon
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1807
Ballymoone
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: xviii
1807
Ballaghmoone
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 210
1837
Ballaghmoon (Psh)
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Balloughmoon
Kidd, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Ballaghmoon
[Edward]
Byrne, E.:AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Ballaghmoone
Neil:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Ballaghmoone
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Ballaghmoone
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Bealach Mughna, 'Mughain's road or pass'
"Maughain was a woman's name among the ancient Irish." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Ballaghmoon
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
The Parishes of Monamohenog and Ballaghmoon. I[OD] am of opinion that these were originally one Parish and called Mughna Mo Shenog. The district seems to have been called Mughna and an ancient road which passed threough the south part of it Bealach Mughna or the or the Pass of Mughna
LSO (CD) Leathanach: II, 56

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