townland
Baile Mhic Aodha Charraigh
genitive: Bhaile Mhic Aodha Charraigh
(Irish)
Ballymacahara
(English)

Centrepoint

53.0083, -6.11933 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1604
Ballinehorregh? Ballinhorreagh?
CPR
1604
Ballymcicarragh
CPR
1604
BallymcIcarragh
CPR
1619
Ballimchughcarragh Mill
CPR
1622
Ballymchughcarragh
CPR
1641
Ballimackhorra
Dep. 1641
1641-47
Bally Mc Inarragh
Outlaws
1642
Ballymcachera
Dep. 1641
1642
BallymcIcarragh
Dep. 1641
1655-7
Ballymckaher
DS
1660c
BallymcIcarragh
BSD (CM)
1668
BallymcaHarran
HMR (CM)
1674
Ballym‘Icarragh
Dublin Wills
1685c
Ballim:ccahe (céad c forscríofa)
Hib. Del.
1751
Ballymackaugharra
CGn.
1760
B: muck-ahorra
Nevill 1760
1773
Ballynackacorrow [leg. Ballymackacorrow]
Dublin Wills
1795
Ballymackaharrow
Dublin Wills
1812
Ballyharrow?
Dublin Wills (B)
1813
Ballymacharragh
Dublin Wills (B)
1819
Ballymacaharrow
GJR 1818 (CM)
1832
Ballymuckaharrow
TAB
1839
Baile Mic Cathaoir, 'i.e. Mac Cahir's town'
"This however may be a corruption of Bally-na-caharagh, 'Baile na cathrach,' i.e. town of the stone fort." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: CM075,11
1839
Baile macachara
pl:AL Leathanach: CM075,11
1839
Ballymacahara
Cullen:AL Leathanach: CM075,11
1839
Ballymuckahorra
CM:AL Leathanach: CM075,11
1839
Ballymuckaharra
Harwood:AL Leathanach: CM075,11
1839
Ballymacahara
OD:AL Leathanach: CM075,11

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