Information about Ballinlass

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Baile an Leasa
town of the fort
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballanlass Fort
Baile an Leasa
Ballanlass By, Sketch Map
Ballinlass Denis Kelly, Esq.
Ballinlass Francis Madden, Esqr.
Ballinlass Grand Jury Pamphlets
Ballinlass Hon. Gonville Ffrench
Ballinlass Hon. Martin Ffrench
Ballinlass John Cheavers, Esq.
Ballaghglass Larkin's Co. Map
Ballinlass Revd. Francis Irwin
This fort is nearly circular about 2 chains in diameter.
Is situated in the townland of Ballanlass about 15 chains N. W of Ballanlass house.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Ballinlass is in Ballinlass townland.