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Baile Mhic Mhaoilir Loading...
genitive: Bhaile Mhic Mhaoilir
(Irish)
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(English)
Glossary
baile townland, town, homestead
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the town of the son of Maoilir
    Maoilir — ainm pearsanta (< Meyler na nAngla-Normannach)

    Tá baile fearainn den ainm céanna i gCill Chuairsí i gCo. Uíbh Fhailí (#41977). Cf. Leabhar Mór na nGenealach V 464–66 mar a luaitear a lán Sean-Ghall den ainm sin.

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:
    1. Léirítear Kylenahorn SO < Coill na hEorna (?) “the wood of the barley” i ndeisceart bf Baile Mhic Mhaoilir.
    2. In oirthear an bhaile fearainn is ann fós do smut den choill Curraghatheskin Wood SO < Currach an tSeiscinn “the wet land of the sedgeland, marsh”.
    3. Ní léir an ionann an Strand Br[idge] SO a théann trasna ghéag den Fhuiseog in iarthar an bhaile fearainn agus 1837 ‘Ath Fuiseóige near Cooper-hill’, teorainn theas na seandúiche Fearann Ó gCeallaigh dar le Laurence (Maoileachlainn) Ó Broin (Litreacha na Suirbhéireachta Ordanáis Uíbh Fhailí I 61).

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S 66061 80652

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