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Baile an Phrióra
genitive: Bhaile an Phrióra
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballyprior
(English)
Glossary
baile townland, town, homestead
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the town of the prior

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    1654 ‘Swiffin’ CS X 21 < Suí Finn “the seat of Fionn (ainm pearsanta)” ainm an tsléibhe in oirthear an bhaile fearainn seo nó in bf Baile an tSeiscinn (#28259) de réir dealraimh.

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:
    Is ionann 1654 ‘Ballaghcunna’ is Ballycunnagh SO < Bealach Connaidh (?) “way, pass of firewood” ar imeall thoir an bhaile fearainn. Cf. bf Cnoc an Chonnaidh (#28182).

Irish Grid

S 58076 92771

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