townland
Baile Dhabhag Beag
genitive: Bhaile Dhabhag Beag
(Irish)
Ballygauge Beg
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
beag, big
English small

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Dabhag
    Dabhag — ainm pearsanta (< Davock na nAngla-Normannach, foirm dhíspeagtha de David)

    Taispeánann an fhoirm 1518–19 ‘Balldawoke’ d-tosaigh radaiceach an cháilitheora.

    Cf. bbf Garraí Dhabhag (#27477; #26467) i gCill Chainnigh agus bf Baile Dhabhag (#10254) i gCorcaigh. (Féach Ó Crualaoich, Logainmneacha na hÉireann IV s.n. Carrigmacoge.)

Centrepoint

52.8553, -7.43764 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1518-19
Balldawoke
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 268
1566
Ballezeaug
Fynyne M'Edmond
F Leathanach: 897
1613
Ballygawag
Laughlin McKely
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 J I
1659
Balligawge
Cen. Leathanach: 491
1660c
Ballygange, Armalloe &
BSD (La) Leathanach: 134
1667-8
Ballygauge, Ardamallogh and
ASE Leathanach: 179
1759
Ballygauge
CGn. Leathanach: 199.382.132572
1805
Ballygaug Bog
Cahill (La)
1838
Ballygaugbeg
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygawag, Balligawag
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygaugebeg
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballyguagebeg
BS:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygauge Beg
Agent (Price):AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygogue Beg
Cosby, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygauge beg
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
1838
Ballygauge Beg
Woods:AL Leathanach: LA034,12
2004
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