Hierarchy

county

barony

population centre

Béal Átha hÉin
genitive: Bhéal Átha hÉin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyhean
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

53.7894, -9.30504latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1838
Ballyhine Ph
QRL:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhean Parish
BS:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhane
OC:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhean
"recte Ballahane" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): ME027,1
1838
Beul atha h-eún:, 'mouth of the ford of the birds'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Beúl atha sheún
pl:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyheane
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhean Parish
TAB:AL Leathanach: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhane
CM:AL Uimhir: ME027,1
1838
Ballyhane
BM:AL Leathanach: ME027,1

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