townland
An Baile Ard
genitive: an Bhaile Aird
validated name
(Irish)
Ballard
(English)

Glossary

ard
English height; high
English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.2574, -7.50616 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1574
Killenroo
F Leathanach: 2522
1603
Ballearde
CPR Leathanach: 26
1611
Balleard
CPR Leathanach: 316
1622
Ballyard
CPR Leathanach: 542
1622
Killenroe
CPR Leathanach: 542
1633
Ballyard
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 25 C I
1633
Killinroe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 25 C I
1634
Ballyarde
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1639
Ballyhard
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 44 C I
1639
Killinroe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 44 C I
1660c
Ballyard & Killinroe
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 72
1660c
Killinroe, Ballyard &
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 72
1837
Ballard
BS:AL
1837
Ballard
Charleville Map 1786:AL
1837
Baile Árd
OD:AL

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