townland
Baile Uí Dhroighneáin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Dhroighneáin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballydrinan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Ó Droighneáin
    Ó Droighneáin — sloinne.

  • English

    the town of Ó Droighneáin
    Ó Droighneáin — surname.

Centrepoint

52.3208, -7.90949latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Historical references

Nóta:
DS(S), cuid de Balllibrenogh
1302-6
Balidrynan ultra
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 306
1508
Ballygrenan
COD Imleabhar: III L, Leathanach: 336
1525
Balydrenan
COD Imleabhar: IV L, Leathanach: 107
1588
Balydrynedy ultra
Magrath Vis. Leathanach: 355
1588
Balydryneanyn citra
Magrath Vis. Leathanach: 355
1596
Ballydyenan
Inq. Leathanach: I.250
1601
Ballidreanane
F Leathanach: 6521
1607
Ballydrinan ultra (alias-Rochestown)
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 302
1607
Ballydrenan ultra
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 322
1607
Ballydrinan citra
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 303
1607
Ballidrinan citra
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 323
1615
Ballydrinan ultra (alias Rochestown)
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 290
1615
Ballydrinan citra
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 291
1624
Ballydrynane
CPR Leathanach: XLIV.38, 578b
1624
Ballydrinan
CPR Leathanach: XLIV.38, 578b
1654
Ballydrenane
CS I Leathanach: I.260, 333, 336 & rl
1654
Ballydrenan
CS I Leathanach: I.344
1654
Ballydrenan
CS II Leathanach: II.410
1659
Ballydrenane
Cen. Leathanach: 312
1662
Ballydrenane
Inq. Leathanach: III.326
1665-6
Ballydrenane
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 25
1666-7
Ballybrenane
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 92
1710
Ballydrenane
CGn. Leathanach: 5.124.1426
1840
Ballydrenan
BS:AL
1840
baile ui bhroidhnain
pl:AL
1840
Baile Uí bhroigheanáin, 'O Brynan's town is the present local Irish name, but it is probably a corruption'
AL
1985
ˌbaliːˈdrɪnən
Áit.

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.