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Baile Mhílis
genitive: Bhaile Mhílis
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyveelish
(English)
Glossary
baile townland, town, homestead
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the town of Mílis
    Mílis (nó Míleas?) -- ainm pearsanta agus sloinne. Tá an sloinne Sweete luaite leis an áit in Acts of Settlement and Explanation, 95 (1667): 'Ballyvelish ... Ballyvillis (Richard Sweete, gent. -- grantee)'; b'fhéidir gur bréagaistriúchán atá sa sloinne seo, trí chosúlacht leis an bhfocal milis

  • English

    the town of Mílis
    Mílis (or Míleas?) -- personal name and surname. The surname Sweete is associated with this place in Acts of Settlement and Explanation, 95 (1667): 'Ballyvelish ... Ballyvillis (Richard Sweete, gent. -- grantee)'; this surname may be a pseudotranslation, from its similarity to the word milis

Irish Grid

R 54174 47347

Archival records
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