townland
Baile an Ráithín
genitive: Bhaile an Ráithín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballyraheen
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English small ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.7788, -6.50023latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1552
Ballyrahyn
F Alt: 958
1608
the great Ballenrahen
CPR Leathanach: 253
1636
Ballenrahan
Inq. Lag. Alt: 20 C I
1643
Balliraghin
Dep. 1641
1654
Rahinstowne
CS X
1668
Ballyrahin als. Baltirahin
HMR (CM) Leathanach: 165
1669
Ballerahen
Leighlin Wills
1760
B:raheen
Nevill 1760
1798
Ballyraheen
Prerogative Wills
1802
Ballyrahine ows. Fort-town
CGn.
1809
Ballyrokine
Prerogative Wills
1819
Ballyrahine
GJR 1818 (CM)
1820
Ballyrane
GJR 1819-21 (CM)
1820
Ballyrahine and Greenhall...
GJR 1819-21 (CM)
1821
Fortstown
GJR 1821-23 (CM)
1822
Ballyrahine
GJR 1821-23 (CM)
1823
Ballurakin
GJR 1821-23 (CM)
1825
Ballyrahine
TAB
1838
Baile an Raithin
LSO
1838
Ballyraghine
CGn.
1839
Ballyreighine
Agent (Chaloner):AL (CM) Leathanach (AL): CM067,34
1839
Ballyraheen
Balwin Map:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraghine
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraheen
BS:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballinrahin
BSD:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraheen
Co. Pres. 1836:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraheen
Co. Pres. 1837:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
[Ballyraheen]
"One rath in townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyrahin
Fishbourne, Rev. R.:AL Leathanach (AL): CM067,34
1839
Ballenrahan
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraheen
"Recte 'Ballinraheen'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Baile an ráithin, 'town of the small rath or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM067,34
1839
Ballyraghine, Ballyrahine
Registry of Co. Voters:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM067,34
2019
ˈfor taun; ˈbaliː ˈraːn
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