Ballagh

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Ballagh is a townland in South-Eastern County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

Area 61:2:26

Etymology

  • 1610 - Ballagh - CPR Jas I, 167b
  • 1631 - Ballagh - Inq. Ult. (Fermanagh), Car.I $32
  • 1659 - Ballagh - Census 1659, 113
  • 1834 - Bealach "a road or pass" - J O'D (OSNB), B141
  • 1869 - Bealach signifies a road or pass - Joyce, i 371, 1869
  • 2002 - Bealach "a road or pass" - Fer. Bilingual Map, PMcK


Ballagh (Irish: Bealach) means "road or pass". It this case the road into the mountain.

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