townland
Bualtraigh
genitive: Bhualtraí
validated name
(Irish)
Boultry
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    place of cattle-pens, boolies?
    Foirm chalctha den logthuiseal nó den tuiseal tabharthach de buailt(r)each (< buaile). Nó, b'fhéidir, < bualt(r)ach, 'dung'

  • English

    place of cattle-pens, boolies?
    Petrified form of the locative or dative case of buailt(r)each (< buaile, 'booley'). Or perhaps < bualt(r)ach, 'dung'

Centrepoint

52.9543, -7.92424latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1305
Boalty
RBO Leathanach: 149
1733
Boultry
CGn. Imleabhar: 71.277.50728
1837
Boultry
BS:AL
1837
Buailte Fhraoigh
OD:AL

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