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Placename

Definition

Ballymurray

Murray's townland

Ballynabarna

Townland of the gap

Ballynabola

Townland of the summer pleasure

Ballynaboley

Townland of the summer pleasure

Ballynacarrick

Townland of the rock

Ballynacarriga

Townland of the rock

Ballynacarrow

Townland of the quarter

Ballynacarry

Townland of the standing stone

Ballynacorra

Townland of the weir

Ballynafeigh

Townland of the playing green or playing field

Ballynafid

Townland of the little stream

Ballynagall

townland of the foreigners

Ballynaheen

Townland of the small ring-fort

Ballynahinch

Townland of the river-meadow

Ballynalacken

Townland of the hillside

Ballynamona

Townland of the bog

Ballynapark

Townland of the field

Ballynarsha

Townland of the fort

Ballynaskeagh

Townland of the whitehorn bushes

Ballynastruckaun

Town of the tree stumps

Ballyneety

White's townland

Ballynoe

New town

Ballynogore

Ford-mouth of the goats

Ballynure

Townland of the yew tree

Ballyporeen

Poreen's ford-mouth

Ballyrashane

Townland of John's fort

Ballyroe

Russet townland

Ballyronan

O'Ronan's townland

Ballyroney

O'Runai's townland

Ballysadare

Townland of the waterfall of the oak

Ballyshannon

Seanach's ford-mouth

Ballyshrule

Townland of the stream

Ballysillan

townland of the willow groves

Ballysimon

Simon's ford-mouth

Ballysteen

O'Istuadhan's townland

Ballytrasna

Transverse townland

Ballyvaughan

O'Behan's townland

Ballyvourney

Townland of the stoney place

Ballyvoyle

O'Boyle's townland

Ballywalter

Walter's townland

Ballywillin

Townland of the mill

Balrath

Townland of the ring-fort

Balrothery

Townland of the knight

Baltimore

Townland of the big house

Baltinglass

Cuglas' way or road

Baltray

Townland of the strand

Balylarkin

Larkin's townland

Banagher

Place of pointed hills

Bangor

Place of pointed hills

Bangorerris

Pointed hill place of Erris

Bannow

Harbour of the suckling pig (Banbh)

Bansha

Level grassy place

Banteer

White country

Bantry

Descendants of Beann

Barna

Gap

Barnaderg

Red gap

Barnageera

Summit of the sheep

Barnagh

Gapped

Barnatra

Top of the strand

Barnes

Gap

Barnesmore

Great gap

Barraduff

Black top

Batterstown

Townland of the road

Bawnboy

Yellow barn or field

Bawnmore

Big bawn or field

Beagh (Lough)

Birch Lake

Bealaha

Ford-mouth

Bealdarrig

Red mouth

Bedlam

May (place where May festivities were held)

Belclare

Mouth of the plain

Belcoo

Mouth of the hound

Belderry

Dearg's estuary

Belfast

Mouth of the ford of the sandbacks

Belgooly

Mouth or entrance

Bellacorick

Ford-mouth of the confluence

Bellaghy

Mouth of the slough

Bellanagare

Ford-mouth of the cars

Bellanagh

Ford-mouth fo the horses

Bellanaleck

Way of the flagstone

Bellanamullia

Ford-mouth of the queen

Bellarena

River-mouth of the queen

Bellaugh

Entrance to the muddy ground

Bellavary

Barcud's ford-mouth

Belleck

Ford-mouth of the flagstone

Bellurgan

Town of the strip of land

Belmullet

Entrance to the mullet peninula

Beltany

May (place where May festivities were held)

Beltra

Entrance to the strand

Belvelly

Entrance to the pass or road

Benbo

Peaks of the cow

Benburb

Rough peak

Bencollaghduff

Peak of the black coat

Bencrom

Stooped peak

Benmore

Great peak

Bentee

Peak of the fairy hill

Billis

Sacred trees

Binnion

Low peak

Birr

Creeks or watery place; also a narrow low-lying tongue of land

Blaney

Narrow strip of land

Blaris

Exposed place

Blarney

Small field

Boa Island

Badhbha's Island

Bogagh

Boggy place

Boggaun

Boggy place

Boghadoon

Hut of the fort

Boheeshil

Low hut

Boher

Road

Bohera Phuca

Road of the Puca

Boheracaghera

Road of the plain

Boherboy

Yellow road

Boherbue

Yellow road

Bohereen

Wide road

Boho

Huts

Bohola

Comhla's hut

Boley

Place of summer pasture

Bonamargy

Mouth of the river Margy

Boolavonteen

Summer pasture of the little bog

Booterstown

Townland of the road

Borris

Borough

Borris-in-Ossory

Borough in Ossory

Borrisokane

O'Kane's borough

Borrisoleigh

O'Luighleigh's borough

Bouladuff

Black summer pasture

Bovevagh

Maeve's hut

Boylagh

Territory of the O'Boyles

Boyle

Car river?

Brackagh

Speckled place

Bracklin

Speckled

Brackloon

Speckled meadow

Bracknagh

Speckled place

Brandon

St Brendan's mountain

Bray

Hill

Bready

Broken hand

Breaghva

Plain of the wolves

Breandrum

Evil-smelling ridge

Breda

Broken land

Breedage

Broken land

Breenagh

Fetid stream

Brickens

Badger warren

Bridia

Prisoners

Brittas

Speckled land

Broughshane

Shane's house or farm

Bruckless

Badger cave

Bruff

Fortified mansion

Bruree

Fortified mansion of the knig

Bruslee

Grey dust

Bullaun

Well in a rock

Bun

End bottom:river-mouth

Bunalty

Bottom of the cliff

Bunalunn

Bottom of the black birds

Bunbeg

Small river mouth

Bunbinnia

Bottom of the peak

Bunbrosna

Source of the river Brosna

Bunclody

Mouth of the river Clody

Buncrana

Mouth of the river Crana

Bundoran

Mouth of the river Dobhran

Bundorragha

River-mouth of darkness

Bundrowes

Mouth of the river Drowes

Bunduff

Mouth of the river Duff

Bunmahon

Mouth of the river Mahon

Bunnahowen

River-mouth

Bunnyconnellan

Conallen's thicket

Bunratty

Mouth of the river Ratty

Bunree

River-mouth of the king

Burren

Stony district

Burrishoole

Umhall's borough

Buttevant

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