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 na tagairtí luatha 'Garth' agus 'Garthe' in Papal Taxations (1302, 1306)

  • 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 references 'Garth' and 'Garthe' in Papal Taxations (1302, 1306)

Centrepoint

52.4682, -8.80392 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.