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county

barony

civil parish

town

Balana
genitive: Bhalana
validated name
(Irish)
Ballon
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

52.7406, -6.77453latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1204
Ballyn
Pont. Hib.
1551
Ballyn
F Leathanach: 719
1563
Ballyn
F Leathanach: 504
1604
Ballin
CPR Leathanach: 52
1617
Ballar or Ballen
CPR Leathanach: 338
1655
Ballin
DS
1655
Hill of Ballin
DS
1659
Balla
Cen. Leathanach: 355
1660c
Ballin
BSD (Ce) Leathanach: 75
1660c
The Hill of Ballin
BSD (Ce)
1685
Hill (Ballon Hill)
Hib. Del.
1839
Ballon
BS:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
Ballinvalley
DS:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
Ballon
Murray, H.:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
Ballán, a well
OD:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
Ballán, a well
OD:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
The soil of the Td is deep and fertile, and produces good crops
OD:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13
1839
Ballon
Rose, J.:AL Leathanach: Ce 6, 13

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