Baile an Dúin
genitive: Bhaile an Dúin
(Irish)
Ballindoon
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

54.0834, -8.32257latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1352
Baile in Duin
AConn.
1468
ri h. [fo. 62 a] nAilella & Baili in Duin
AConn.
1506
a mBaile an Duin
AConn.
1507
Mainistir Baile an Duin
AConn.
1511
a mBaile in Duin
AConn.
1584
Ballenduyne
F Leathanach: 4560
1585
Balledowne
CBC Leathanach: 123
1585
Ballindowne
CBC Leathanach: 125
1585
Ballindowne
CBC Leathanach: 129
1585
Ballendowan
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 383
1585
Ballendown
F Leathanach: 4727
1587
Ballindowne
F Leathanach: 5026
1590
Ballindowne
F Leathanach: 5420
1590
Ballindowne
F Leathanach: 5420
1590
Ballindowne
F Leathanach: 5459
1590
Balladowne?
F Leathanach: 5497
1591
Ballendowne??
F Leathanach: 5539
1591
Balledowne
F Leathanach: 5597
1593
Ballindoin
F Leathanach: 5805
1593
Ballyndowne
F Leathanach: 5815
1593
Ballyndowne
F Leathanach: 5815
1593
Ballyndowne
F Leathanach: 5815
1603
Ballindowne
CPR Leathanach: 21a
1603
Ballendowe?
CPR Leathanach: 24b
1603
Balledowne
CPR Leathanach: 29a
1603
Ballendowne
CPR Leathanach: 29a
1608
Balledowne, Ballindowne
CPR Leathanach: 128b
1614
Ballindowne
CPR Leathanach: 267a
1617
Ballindowne
CPR Leathanach: 321b
1620
Ballendowne
CPR Leathanach: 557a
1633‒6
Moore (now Ballindoon?)
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 151
1633‒6
Ballindoone
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 165
1655‒7
Bogg (Derry Beg & Ballindoon)
DS
1655‒7
More andue...abby
DS
1659
Ballindoone
Cen. Leathanach: 606
1660c
Moore
BSD Leathanach: 107
1684c
Ballindoone
Downing Leathanach: 240
1685c
St. Androwes
Hib. Del.
1690c
Ballindune
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 80
1690c
Ballindune
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 80
1732
Ballindoonals. Cloon and Birin
CGn. Leathanach: 79.252.55680
1749
Moor
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 492
1787
Cartron Annasna ors. Andrewsnaw. i.e. Ardresna
CGn. Leathanach: 389.314.256608
1836
Ballindoon
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Ballindoon
CM:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Ballindoon
Maxwell, Rev.:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Ballindoon
TAB Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Ballindoon
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Bail' an Dúin, 'town of the fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
Teampull Bhail' an Dúin
"old burial & large abbey - good deal up - not known who built" [pl]; "were stations on St Dominicks day & used to be performed [...] in open air & in the fields near the old abbey" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1836
[Ballindoon]
"The ruins of Ballindoon Abbey is situated at the south end of the townland...Saint Dominick's stone stands about 5 chains north of the ruins of the abbey and his well about 3 chains south of it" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl024,3
1844
Baile an Duin
Hy Fiach. Leathanach: (léirscáil)
1938
Baile an Dúin
Elphin PN

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