townland
Cnoic Bhaile Shacsa
genitive: Chnoic Bhaile Shacsa
(Irish)
Ballysaxhills
(English)

Centrepoint

53.1217, -6.79416 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1629-44
ecclesia de Ballysax
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1837
Ballysax Hills
Lyons, T. A.:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Ballisax
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Ballysax
Tombstone:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Bally sax
School register:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Ballysax
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Baile seasc, 'barren town'
"Sax is 'seasc' transposed." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Ballysax etc.
"Rectuis et antiquitus Ballysask." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,6

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