townland
Baile Uí Earáin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Earáin
validated name
(Irish)
Heronstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

53.3694, -6.18691 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1821
Heronstown
Duncan
1837
Heronstown
BS:AL
1837
Heronstown
Revd. C. Boyle
Finnéithe:AL
1837
Hearn. I have good cause to know
Mooney, J.:AL
1837
How is the family name Heron generally spelled?
OD:AL

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