townland
Ráth Béil
genitive: Ráth Béil
validated name
(Irish)
Rathbeal
(English)

Glossary

English opening, approach, mouth
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.4699, -6.25775 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

n/a
"cf. Tulaig Béla, Met. Dinds. IV 226.15 RIAD:
Nóta
1220c
Rathbele
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 52
1532c
Rabelle, ?Kilbelle
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 179
1532c
Rabele
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 295
1547
Rabelle
HSP Leathanach: 79
1622
Rebeale
[AD 1618]
CPR Leathanach: 519
1657
Rabele
DS
1664
Rabell
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 417
1670c
Rabeale
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 5
1685
Rabaale
Hib. Del.
1760
Rebaille
Rocque
1836
Rathbale
1719 (copied 1794)
Map:AL
1836
Rath Beale
OD:AL

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