Information about Ballynacourty

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Baile na Cúirte
town of the court
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Baile na Cúirte
Ballinacourty A. F. St. George, Esq., Tyrone
Ballynacourtney Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Ballinacourtney Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Balllinecourty County Book
Ballinacourty County Quaere Book
Ballinecourty Down Survey 1655
Ballynacourty High Constable for the Barony of Dunkellin
Ballinacourty Lord Wallscourt
Ballynacorty Population List 1821
Ballynacourty Quit Rent Ledger
Ballynacourty Rev. T. E. Gill, Parish Priest of Oranmore
Ballynacoortia Parish Sketch Map
This parish in its greatest extent from E. to W. is about 5¾ British miles and from N. to S. 3¾ British miles nearly. It is divided into 24 townlands. The principal roads leading through this parish are from Ballinacoortia and Gort to Galway. The nearest market towns are Claranbridge and Galway.
In the Barony of Dunkellin and Co. Galway. Bounded on the North by the parish of Oranmore, on E. by Stradbally and on S. and W. by the sea.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 295 to page 301