Information about Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe
Irish Form of Name:
Baile na Cille
town of the church
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballynakill in the Barony of Ballymoe
Baile na Cille
Ballinakill Parish [Barony of Ballymoe]
Ballynakill Barony Surveyors Sketch
Ballinakill Beaufort’s Map
Ballynakill Statistical Survey
Ballynakill, Rectory and Vicerage – Statistical Survey. Ballinakill Vicarage, (Beaufort’s Map).
Parish of Ballynakill is bounded on the N. by the parish of Kileroran, on the N.E. by the parish of Ballynakill, Barony of Ballymoe, County Roscommon, on the East by the parish of Oran and Dunammon in the latter Barony and County, it is also bounded on the East by the parish of Kilbegnet, Barony of Ballymoe, County Galway, on the South by the parish of Kilkerrin, Barony of Tiaquin and on the West and N.W. by the parishes of Bweeounagh and Kilcroan, Barony of Ballymoe and Tiaquin, County Galway.
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 70 to page 76