townland
Baile Hóibín
genitive: Bhaile Hóibín
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyhobin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Hóibín
    Is dócha gur foirm dhíspeagtha de Hob (leagan ceana de Robert, nó b'fhéidir de Hobart, etc.) atá san ainm seo agus nach é an sloinne Tóibín

  • English

    the town of Hóibín
    This name probably contains a diminutive form of Hob (pet form of Robert, or perhaps of Hobart, etc.) rather than the surname Tóibín

Centrepoint

52.5502, -8.45361latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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