townland
An Inse
genitive: na hInse
(Irish)
Inch
(English)

Glossary

inis, inse
English island; river meadow

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the river meadow

    abh Abhainn Ó gCeallaigh/Stradbally River ar theorainn thoir an bhaile fearainn seo. Cf. 1754 ‘Island meadow’ ar an bpáirc bheag chaol teorantach leis seo laisteas in bf Fearann an Mhuilinn (#28162).

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    Ní léir cad é an cáilitheoir sa logainm eile atá luaite leis an áit seo san fhianaise, 1549 ‘Ballecowlin’, 1550–1 ‘Ballecowlyn’, 1576 ‘Ballicowley’; cf. bf Baile Uí Choileáin (#28260) i bpar. Thigh Maodhóg.

Centrepoint

53.035, -7.11104 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1549
Ballecowlin
extent of Caismonerwoe cum Eightirtyre
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 66
1551
Ballecowlyn
lordship of Cashmone Rwoen
F Leathanach: 710
1557c
Ballycowly
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 62/1
1576
Ballicowley, Inche alias
F Leathanach: 2838
1576
Inche alias Ballicowley
F Leathanach: 2838
1606
the Inch?
'Will O'Hoden of'
CPR Leathanach: 88
1632
Ballincooly, le Inche al'
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1632
Ballycowely, Inche al'
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1632
Inche al' Ballycowlly
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1632
le Inche al' Ballincooly
parcel of Blackforde
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 C I
1642
the Inche
Dep. 1641
1655
Inchy
DS
1659
Inch
Cen. Leathanach: 504
1660c
Inchy
BSD (La) Leathanach: 104
1666
Inchy
ASE Leathanach: 45
1685
Inchy
Hib. Del.
1838
Inch
McGrath, Rev. :AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inche
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inch
BS:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inch
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inch
GJP:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inch
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inchy
DS:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Ins', 'a holm'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
1838
Inch
OC:AL Leathanach: LA021,12
2006
intʃ
Áit.

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