Béal Átha Beithe
genitive: Bhéal Átha Beithe
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybay
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth
English birch

Explanatory note

  • English

    ford mouth of (the) birch

Centrepoint

54.116, -6.86629latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1568
Baliboghe
Taff, Ferney
1591
Balloghnebegh
Norden
1645
Bél Áth[a] Beith
O Mealláin Leathanach: 30
1672
Ballaghbea
Lodge F&M Leathanach: 127
1767
Beallybea
CGn. Leathanach: 256.404.68026
1793
Ballybay
McCrea Map
1835
Ballybay
BS:AL
1835
Beul Atha Beithe
OD:AL
1835
Bél Átha Beithe
LSO (Mu) Leathanach: 37.72
1969
Béal Átha Beithe
Bailte Poist

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