Béal an Átha
genitive: Bhéal an Átha
validated name
(Irish)
Ballina
(English)

Other names

Ballinea
local name
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    Béal an Átha ‘the approach to the ford’

  • English

    Béal an Átha ‘the approach to the ford’

Centrepoint

52.8086, -8.43518latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1838
Ballina
Atkinson, J.:AL (DG) Leathanach (AL): ME114,3
1838
Ballina
Atkinson, G.:AL Leathanach (AL): ME114,3
1838
Ballina
Nimmo Map Killala Bay:AL Uimhir: ME114,3
1838
Ballina
BS:AL Leathanach: ME114,3
1838
Ballina
Perkins, J.:AL Leathanach (AL): ME114,3
1838
[Ballina]
"N.E. of townland which is called Upper Belleek, stands Belleek Castle, the residence of Edward Howley Esq." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME114,3
1838
Ballina
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): ME114,3
1838
Béal an átha,'mouth of the ford'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME114,3
1838
Carowvellanaha
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME114,3
1838
Ballina
Query Bk.:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME114,3
1838
Ballina
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME114,3

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