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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Place Names of County Carlow c1937

by the late Edward O'Toole of Rathvilly
English Name Name in Irish Translation Civil Parish Barony O.S. Sheet Notes
A            
Acaun Ath Cána Ford of the Tribute Rathvilly Rathvilly ix Ruins of Monastery
Aclare Ath Cláir Ford of the Board Myshall Forth xvii and xx  
Agha Achaidh Arglais Field of the Green Tillage Agha Idrone East xii and xvi Site of Monastery
Aghabeg Achaidh Beag Small Field Sliguff Idrone East xix  
Aghade Ath Fada Fadat's Ford Aghade Forth xiii Monastery; Holy Well, Dolmen
Aghanure Ach an Iubhair Field of the Yew Painestown Carlow ii  
Achnaglear Ath na gClíar Ford of the Clergy St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxv  
Agharue Achadh Ruadh Red Field Tullowcreen Idrone West xi  
Aghwater Ait Bhaiteair Walter's Ford Grangeforth Carlow viii  
Altamont   Fancy Name (J. O'D.) Aghade Forth xiii and xvi  
Annagar Eannach Gearr Short Marsh Old Leighlin Idrone West xv  
Ardattin Ard Aitin Fairy Hill or Hill of the Furze Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii and xiv  
Ardbearn and Torman Ard Bearna High Gap Kellistown Carlow xiii  
Ardnehue Ard na Huamha Height or Hill of the Caves Killerig Carlow iii and viii  
Ardristan Ard Ruisten Hill of the Brambles Ardristen Rathvilly viii and xiii Holed Stone; Ruins of Church; Gallán
B            
Bahana Beithanach Land Abounding in Birch St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxvii  
Ballaghelay Bealach a Chleithe Town of the Hurdle or Harrow Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Ballaghaderneen Bealach a Duirnín Dorneen's Road or Pass Fennagh Idrone East xvi  
Ballaghmore Bealach Mór Great Road or Pass Myshall Forth xvii  
Ballinabrannagh Baile na mBreathnach Town of the Walshes Cloydagh Idrone West vi, vii, xi & xii  
Ballinacarrig Baile na Carraige Town of the Rock Ballinacarrig Carlow vii Ancient burial ground
Ballinacrea Baile na Cré Town of the Clay Myshall Forth xvii Holy Well
Ballinadrum Baile na nDrom Town of the Backs or Ridges Fennagh (Det.) Rathvilly xiii  
Ballinagilky Baile na Giolcaighe Town of the Broom Clonmore Rathvilly x  
Ballinamona or Ballyellin Baile na Móna Town of the Bog Kiltennel Idrone East xxii  
Ballinastraw Baile na Srat Town of the Straths or Holmes Ardoyne Rathvilly xii and xiv  
Ballinkillin Baile an Cillín Town of the Little Church Lorum Idrone East xix  
Ballinree Baile an Ríogh Town of the King Sliguff Idrone East xix Temple Molasha; Ruins of Castle
Ballinrush Baile an Ruis Town of the Wood Myshall Forth xvii  
Ballintemple Baile an Teampuill Town of the Church Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii Site of Church
Ballintrane Baile an tSrotháin Town of the Streamlet Templepeter Forth xii and xiii  
Ballinvalley Baile an Bhealaigh Town of the Pass or Road Kiltennell Idrone East xxii  
Ballinvally Baile an Bhealaigh Town of the Pass or Road Ballon Forth (E.D. Ballon) xiii and xvii Tobercranavan, Holy Well
Ballinvally Baile an Bhealaigh Town of the Pass or Road Barragh Forth (E.D. Cranemore) xvii and xviii Aonach Ailbhe; Two Holy Wells
Ballon Ballán A Well Ballon Forth xiii and xxii  
Ballybannon Baile Uí Bhanáin O'Bannan's Town Killerig Carlow    
Ballybar Baile Barr Top Town Clonmelsh Carlow vii and xxii  
Ballybeg Baile Beag Little Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxv  
Ballybitt Baile Biataigh The Town of the Steward Rathvilly Rathvilly iii, iv and viii Steward of Rathvilly Castle
Ballyblake Baile Uí Bhlacaigh Blake's Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Ballybrack Baile Breac Speckled Town Ballyellin St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiii  
Ballybrommell Baile Bromail Bromwell's Town Fennagh Forth xii, xiii and xxi  
Ballycarney Baile Uí Chearnaighe O'Kearney's Town Ballinacarrig Carlow xii  
Ballycook Baile an Chúaig Cookstown Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Ballycoppigan Baile an Chopagáin O'Coppigan's Town Clonygoose Idrone East xxii  
Ballycormick Baile Chormaic Cormac's Town Lorum Idrone East xvi and xix  
Ballycrinnigan Baile Uí Chruineaguin O'Cronaghan's Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv, xxv, xxvi  
Ballycrogue Baile Corrog Town of the Round Rocks Ballycrogue Carlow vii Ruins of old Church; Burial Ground, now deserted.
Ballycurragh Baile Curraigh Town of the Moor Gilbertstown Forth xiii  
Ballydarton Baile Uí Dhartáin O'Dartan's Town Fennagh Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Ballyduff Baile Dubh Black Town Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Ballyedmund Baile Eamoinn Edmund's Town Hacketstown Rathvilly v  
Ballyellin and Tomdarragh Baile Eilin Ellen's Town Ballyellin Idrone East xix  
Ballyfeanan or Ballywhinnin Baile Fainnin Fanning's Town Clonygoose Idrone East xix and xxii  
Ballygarret or Sandbrook Baile Ghearóid Garret's Town Ballon Forth xiii  
Ballyglisheen Baile Uí Glaisín Glasheen's Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv and xxx  
Ballygowan Baile Gabhain Smith's Town Cloydagh Idrone West xii  
Ballygraney Baile na Gréine Town of the Sun Ballyellin Idrone East xix and xxii  
Ballyhackett Baile Haicéid Town of Hackett Kinneagh Rathvilly iii  
Ballyhegan Baile Uí Aodhagáin O'Hagan's Town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Ballyine Baile Uí Eidhin O'Heyne's Town Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Ballykealy Baile Uí Caelidhe O'Kealy's Town Kellistown Carlow xvii and xiii  
Ballykealy (Detached) Baile Uí Caelidhe O'Kealy's Town Ballyellin Forth xvii  
Ballykeenan Baile Uí Chianáin O'Keenan's Town Barragh Forth xvii  
Ballykeenan Baile Uí Chianáin O'Keenan's Town Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv  
Ballykilduff Baile Mic Giolla Duibh MacGilduff's Town Haroldstown  Rathvilly ix  
Ballykillane Baile Coileain Collin's town Hacketstown Rathvilly iv  
Ballyknock Baile Cnoic an Bhiocaire Town of the Vicar's Hill St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi  
Ballyknockan Baile an Cnocain Town of the Hillock Fennagh Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Ballyknockan Baile an Cnocain Town of the Hillock Wells Idrone West xi, xii and xvi Dinn Ríogh is here.
Ballyknockcrumpin Baile Cnuic a Crompain Town of the Hill of the River Inlet St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi  
Ballyleen Baile Lín Town of the Flax Ballon Forth xvii  
Ballylennon Baile Uí Leanan  O'Lennon's Town Urglin Carlow ii and iii  
Ballyling Baile Uí Floinn O'Flynn's town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxiv  
Ballyloo Baile Lugha Lughaidh's Town Tullowmagimma Carlow xxii  
Ballyloughan Baile Locain Town of the Small Lock Sliguff Idrone East xxii Ruins of Castle.
Ballylower Baile Leabhair Town of the Book or Large Town Ballon Forth xvii  
Ballymartin Baile Máirtín Martins Town Cloneygoose Idrone East xix  
Ballymogue Baile Maodhog Mogue's Town Ballon Forth xiii Ballon Electoral Division.
Ballymogue Baile Maodhog Mogue's Town Templepeter Forth xiii Templepeter; Ballon Electoral Division; Old Castle.
Ballymoon Baile Mughna Mughna's Town Dunleckney Idrone East xvi Ruin of Castle.
Ballymurphy Baile Uí Murcadha O'Murphy's town Tullowphelim Rathvilly viii  
Ballymurphy Baile Uí Murcadha O'Murphy's town St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxii  
Ballynaboley Baile na Buaile Town of the Booley or Mountain Dairy Killnane Idrone West xii  
Ballynagrane Baile na Gréine Town of the Sun Cloneygoose Idrone East xxii  
Ballynakill Baile na Cille Town of the Church Dunleckney Idrone East xxi and xix  
Ballynakill Baile na Coille Town of the Wood Clonmore Rathvilly vii  
Ballynalour Baile na Lobar Town of the Lepers St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi  
Ballynamire Baile na Maoir Mouth of the Ford of the Stream Fennagh Idrone East  xvi  
Ballynasilloge Baile na Saileog Town of the Sallows or Willows Cloneygoose Idrone East xix and xxii Dolmens, etc.
Ballynattin Baile Neactain Naghtan's Town Kiltennell Idrone East xxii  
Ballynoe Baile Nua New Town Ardoyne Rathvilly xiii Supposed Dolmen
Ballynolan Baile Uí Nualain O'Nolan's Town Old Leighlin Idrone West xi, xii, xv and xvi  
Ballynunnery Baile an Iomaire The Town of the Ridge Gilbertstown Forth xii Ruins of Castle
Ballyoliver Baile Olifeir Oliver's Town Rathvilly Rathvilly iii and iv  
Ballypierce Baile Piarais Pierce's Town Barragh St. Mullins Upper xvii, xviii, xx and xxi  
Ballyredmond Baile Redhmoin Redmond's Town Moyacomb St. Mullins Upper xviii  
Ballyroughan Big Baile Uí Robhachain O'Roughan's Town Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii and xxiv  
Ballyroughan Little Baile Uí Robhachain O'Roughan's Town Ullard St. Mullins Lower xxii  
Ballyryan Baile Uí Riain O'Ryan's Town Tullowmagimma Carlow xii Also Nurney Parish, Idrone E. Barony
Ballysallagh Lower and Upper Baile Salach Dirty Town Hacketstown Rathvilly v and x  
Ballyshancarragh Baile Seain Carraigh John the Scabbed's Town Barragh St. Mullins Upper xvii, xviii and xx  
Ballyshane Baile Seain John's Town Creerin Rathvilly ix  
Ballytarsna Baile Tarsna Cross Town Nurney Carlow xii Ruins of old Castle
Ballyteiglea Baile Taidg Leith Grey Timothy's Town Cloneygoose St. Mullins Lower xix and xxii  
Ballytimmin Baile an Timmin O'Timmins's town Fennagh Idrone East xvi and xvii  
Ballyvangour Baile Vangour Vangour's Town Ardoyne Rathvilly viii and ix  
Ballyveal Baile Bheil Town of the Mouth, Gorge or Entrance Kellistown Carlow xiii  
Ballyvergal Baile Uí Mhorgail O'Morgal's Town Urglin Carlow xvi  
Ballyvolden Baile Bhalduin Waldron's Town Ballon Forth xiii Ancient burial Ground
Ballywilliamroe Baile Uilliam Ruaidh William Roe's or Red William's Town Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Bannagogle Banagadha Gabhal Lea Field of the Forks Old Leighlin Idrone West xv  
Barnahask Bearna Seasc Barren Gap Barragh Forth xx and xxi  
Barnahaskin Barna hEascaine Top of the Quagmore Kiltennell Idrone East xxii and xxiii  
Barnhill     Rathvilly Rathvilly iv  
Barragh Barrach Top Field Barragh Forth xvii Ruins of Church. Druid Circle
Bauck Baich A Bend St. Mullins St. Mullins Lower xxvi  
Baunleath Bán Leacht Broadfield Old Leighlin Idrone West xv  
Baunogenasraid Bánog na Sráid Green or Lea Field, of the Street Grangeforth Carlow viii  
Baunogephlure Bánog a Phlúir Lea Field of the Flour Grangeforth Carlow viii Ballygorey. A.D. 1394
Baunreagh Bán Riach Grey Field Old Leighlin Idrone West xi and xx  
Bealalaw Beal a Lagha Mouth or Gorge of the Hill Myshall Forth xvii and xx  
Bellmount     Clonmore Rathvilly x  
Bellshill     Clonmore Rathvilly x  
Bendinstown     Gilbertstown Forth xiii  
Bennekerry Beann na Caeire Hill of the Sheep Urglin Carlow vii  
Bestfield or Dunganstown     Clonmore Rathvilly vii  
Bestfield or Dunganstown     Painestown Carlow    
Blackhill     Clonmore Rathvilly ix  
Blindennis   A Nickname of some former proprietor (J. O'D.) Hacketstown Rathvilly    
Boggan Bogán Soft or Boggy Land Barragh Forth xvi  
Boghouse     Fennagh Idrone East xvi  
Boherduff Bothar Dubh Black Road Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Bohermore Bothar Mór Great Road Dunleckney Idrone East xvi  
Transcribed by J.J. Woods c2008
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