townland
Baile an Fhuaráin
genitive: Bhaile an Fhuaráin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballynoran
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of the spring
    Is anseo a bhí teampall Ard Colm, 'height of (the) doves' (cf. 1306c 'Ardcolme', Papal Taxations; 1654 'Ardcolum', Down Survey). Ainm seanpharóiste ab ea é seo a aistríodh go Béarla mar Dovehill (cf. 'Dovehill House' anseo ar léarscáileanna na Suirbhéireachta Ordanáis, etc.)

  • Gaeilge

    the town of the spring
    The church of Ard Colm, 'height of (the) doves' (cf. 1306c 'Ardcolme', Papal Taxations; 1654 'Ardcolum', Down Survey) stood here. This was formerly the name of a parish translated into English as Dovehill (cf. 'Dovehill House' here on the Ordnance Survey maps, etc.)

Centrepoint

52.3593, -7.48846 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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(Nóta: Dovehill Ho. sa bf seo SO)
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Nóta
1514
Ballynoran
COD Leathanach: IV.17
1594
Ballynorane
COD Leathanach: VI.120
1601
Ballenoran
F Leathanach: 6519
1601
? Ballenowran
F Leathanach: 6564
1654
Ballynoran
CS I Leathanach: 266, 270, 265, 269
1657
Ballivarane
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 221
1659
Ballinoreran
Cen. Leathanach: 310
1665-1666
Ballynorane
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 30
1666
Ballenoran
ASE Leathanach: 48, 244
1666-1667
Ballynoran
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 81
1840
Ballynoran
AL
1840
baile an fhuaráin
Glanta:AL
1840
baile an fhuaráin
(ó os cionn -na-)
OD:AL
1952
Baile an Fhuaráin
PN Decies Leathanach: 271
1989
ˌbaliːˈnoːrən, ˌbalɪːˈnoːrən
Áit.

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