Baile Uí Shírín
genitive: Bhaile Uí Shírín
(Irish)
Ballyheerin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

55.2009, -7.72349latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Bally heirinmore 1 qr, Ballyheirinmegg
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 174
1610
two Ballyhirins 2 qrs
CPR Leathanach: 180
1654
Belliherin
CS III Leathanach: 104, 131
1654
Belliherine
CS III Leathanach: 107
1654
Belliherinmore, Belliherinbegg
CS III Leathanach: 106
1659
Bellihirin
Cen. Leathanach: 57
1665
Ballyherin
HMR Leathanach: 1 (47)
1801
B. heeran
McCrea DG
1835
Ballyheeran
BS:AL
1835
Baile Shír-idhin 'Sherrins town
OD:AL

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