civil parish
Bordaíol
genitive: Bhordaíle
non-validated name
(Irish)
Bordwell
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    famous resort, assembly?
    < Bordgal, foirm Shean-Ghaeilge de Bordigala na Laidine (= Bordeaux na Fraince)

    Pléann Mac Giolla Easpaig an bhrí a tháinig ar an logainm iasachta seo sa Ghaeilge san alt leis ‘The Significance of the Placename Temair’ in The Kingship and Landscape of Tara 428. Tá nóta ar an ainm ag an gCorragánach in History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory II 58.

    Feach bf Bordaíol/Boherdeel (UF 38) (#41377); cf. bf Barr Doinn/Bordowin (#28516) in Uí Fhairchealláin.

Centrepoint

52.876, -7.52353latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1160c
Borddgaile (gin.)
LL Imleabhar: VI, Líne: 52370
1210
Bordgal, church
Reg. St. Thos. Leathanach: 122
1210
Bordegal
Reg. St. Thos. Leathanach: 365
1303-6
Bordwell
Cal. Lib. Rub. Uimhir: 19, Fascúl: k
1318
Bordwell
Cal. Lib. Rub. Uimhir: 20, Fascúl: i
1351
Bordwell
Cal. Lib. Rub. Uimhir: 21, Fascúl: a
1480c
Bordwyll
Cal. Lib. Rub. Uimhir: 36, Fascúl: b
1481
Borduyl, rectory of St. Finlinus
CPL Leathanach: 13, 773
1481
Borduyl
Ann. Oss. Leathanach: 16, Alt: 50
1493
Borduyl
Ann. Oss. Leathanach: 27, Alt: 85
1660c
Bordwell Parish
BSD (La) Leathanach: 133
1685
Bordwell
Hib. Del.
1805
Boardwell R.
Cahill (La)
1812
Bordaile
Leet Imleabhar: I
1838
Bórd means border, brink ... so that it might be Bord Bhail'.
LSO (La) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 96
1905
Its Irish form is Bordgal or Bordgail
Carrigan Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 58
2004
ˈbɑrdˌwel
Áit.
2005
Bordghal
FSÁG Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 163

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