town townland
Béal an Átha
genitive: Bhéal an Átha
validated name
(Irish)
Ballina
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Centrepoint

52.8102, -8.43194 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Nóta Bél Bórumha OGoed. (S.O. 45 Cl)
Nóta
1511
Bellanias
Ann. Laon. Leathanach: 95
c.1550
bél an átha
Sen. Síl Bhr. Leathanach: 181
1559
bél an átha
ARÉ Leathanach: V.1572
1585
Belinatha
F Leathanach: 4695
1593
Bealenahe
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.241
1593
Bealena
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.242
1610
Ballinahie
CPR Leathanach: 160
1635
Ballanaghie
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II.222
1635
Bealanaghie, Beallanaghie
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II.225
c.1650
Béal an Átha
LM Leathanach: 354
1654
Beallana
CS II Leathanach: 163
1654
Beallanaghy
CS II Leathanach: 154
1654
Beallanaha
CS II Leathanach: 137, 153, 156, 159 &rl.
1654
Beallanahy
CS II Leathanach: 158
1654
Bellanaha
CS II Leathanach: 141-143, 152 &rl.
1657
Ballenaha
DS
1659
Bealanaha
Cen. Leathanach: 323
c.1660
Ballaneha
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 200
c.1660
Ballenaha
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 200
c.1660
Ballenahee
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 197
c.1660
Ballinaha
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 194, 198, 200
c.1660
Ballineha
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 200
c.1660
Ballmaha
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 200
1665
Beallanagha
ASE Leathanach: 45:1
1665-1666
Ballinahoe
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 42
1666-1667
Ballana
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 171
1685
Ballinagha
Hib. Del.
1752
Bialinah
Vis. Bk. Leathanach: XXXIII.42, 43
1754
Ballynaha
Vis. Bk. Leathanach: XXXIII.59
1754
Bealinah
Vis. Bk. Leathanach: XXXIII.61
1787
Ballyneagh
Pelham (Cl)
1819
Ballina
Larkin
1840
Ballina
BS:AL
1840
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Glanta:AL
1840
Béal an Atha .Beal Átha na boróimhe
OD:AL
1989
ˌbaləˈnæ:
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