townland
Baile Uí Chírín
genitive: Bhaile Uí Chírín
validated name
(Irish)
Ballykerin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

52.5776, -7.5996latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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1584-1587 Ballykirin
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Nóta
1508
Ballykeryn
COD Leathanach: III.335
1547-1553
Ballyghyrryn
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.60
1561
Balykyryn
COD Leathanach: V.121
1571
Ballykyryne
COD Leathanach: V.200
1573
Ballykyryn
F Leathanach: 2309
1576
Ballykyryn
COD Leathanach: V.204
1601
Ballykyrin
COD Leathanach: VI.189
1601
Ballikirne
F Leathanach: 6564
1602
Ballekiren
F Leathanach: 6706
1607
Ballykierine
CPR Leathanach: 111
1614
Ballykiryn
COD Leathanach: VI.174
1616
Ballykirin
CPR Leathanach: 300
1616
Ballykyryn
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.170
1624
Ballykerrin
CPR Leathanach: 579
1633
Ballykyrin
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: II.73
1654
Ballykeryne
CS I Leathanach: 131
1654
Ballykiereene
CS I Leathanach: 101
1654
Ballykirine
CS I Leathanach: 129-131
1654
Ballykirrine
CS I Leathanach: 129
1654
Ballykyrane
CS I Leathanach: 111
1654
Ballykirin
CS II Leathanach: 401
1654
Ballykirin, Ò Ciarain
CS VII
1657
Ballykyren
DS
1659
Bally Kirin
Cen. Leathanach: 297
1659
Ballykirrin
Cen. Leathanach: 295
c.1660
Ballikyrine
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 161
1665-1666
Ballykyryn
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 34
1666
Ballykerryn
ASE Leathanach: 69:9
1666-1667
Ballykerrine
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 139
1674
Ballykerine
ASE Leathanach: 232:11
c.1685
Ballirean
Hib. Del.
1771
Ballykerrin
CGn. Leathanach: 284.540.185681
1840
Ballykern
BS:AL
1840
Baile ui chirín
Glanta:AL
1840
Baile Uí Chirín, `O' Kirrine's town'
OD:AL

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