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

    the middle town
    Féach an taifead cartlainne, mar a bhfuil an fhoirm 'baile láir' a breacadh síos ó chainteoirí Gaeilge na háite in 1838 (pl:AL), "of which Middletown is a translation" dar le Seán Ó Donnabháin. Ní sine an t-ainm Béarla ná an 19ú ach go háirithe

  • English

    the middle town
    See the archival records, which show the form 'baile láir' as taken down from local Irish speakers in 1838 (pl:AL), "of which Middletown is a translation", according to John O'Donovan's note. The English name is no older than the 19th century

Irish Grid

M 23187 90039

Archival records
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