civil parishtownland
Baile an Gharraí
genitive: Bhaile an Gharraí
validated name
(Irish)
Ballingarry
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English garden, court

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of the garden
    Iasacht sa Ghaeilge is ea garraí (< garrdha roimh caighdeánú) (féach garðr sa tSean-Lochlainnis, garth etc., sa Bhéarla). Féach an tagairt luath 'ecclesia de Garth' in Black Book of Limerick (1302)

  • English

    the town of the garden
    The word garraí < garrdha was loaned into Irish (cf. garðr in Old Norse, garth etc., in English). Compare the early reference 'ecclesia de Garth' in Black Book of Limerick (1302)

Centrepoint

52.4002, -8.58124latitude, longitude
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