town
Béal Átha Longfoirt
genitive: Bhéal Átha Longfoirt
validated name
(Irish)
Ballylongford
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Centrepoint

52.5478, -9.47863 latitude, longitude
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Properties

PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

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Nóta
1592
Ballilongford
F Leathanach: 5717
1603
Ballianlongart
Morris FitzDavid of..yeomen
F Leathanach: 6464
1654 – 56
Beallalonghirt
CS X Leathanach: 81
1750c
a bparoiste Béal Átha an Longphuirt
"Diarmuid Ó Séighe, sagart oirdhearc bhi a bparoiste Béal Átha an Longphuirt a n-Oirecht Uí Chonchubhair"
RIA Cat.
1785
i mBéal Átha Longfoirt
Barántas Leathanach: 62
1787
Ballylongford
Pelham (Cl)
1792
Ballylongford
"Stack, Rickard (carpenter), Ballylongford, co. Kerry"
Ardf. Wills Leathanach: 151
1841
Ballylangford
LSO Leathanach: 10
1841
The old Church of this Parish (Aghavallen) is situated on rising ground about half a mile to the north West of the Village of Ballylangford in the Glebe of Rusheen.
LSO (Ci) Leathanach: 10
1841
This is vulgarly called Ballylangford; The true name is Bealalongford
OD:AL
1955
Nótaí an tSeabhaic: Béal Átha Longphoirt -- Tá áit an Átha ann. Longfort – campa, áit chun comhnuithe go sealadach Abha bheag ag rith isteach go ceann góilín caol fairrge. Béal an Átha ann. Ó Donn – Béal Átha Longphuirt.
Nóta
1999
ˌbaliːˈlɑŋfərd
Áit. Cainteoir: a5, a6, Uimhir : C900
1999
ˌbaliːˈlʊŋfərd
Áit. Cainteoir: a6, Uimhir : C900
1999
ˈbaliː
leagan gearr
Áit. Cainteoir: b5, Uimhir : C900

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