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Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin is a squarish townland, 100' - 900' above sea level. A sizeable village, it is located on the main road between Buncrana and Carndonagh. It is sea side resort with two hotels. Half of the land is arable and the rest is rough mountain grazing. There are three villages or parts; Ballyliffin; Magherard and Ardascanlin (Ard Ui Scanláin).

Ballyliffin / Baile Luibh Fin - Grey Town / White herbs / Town of the Hillside

Ballylorryn / Ballylovrin Inq No 11 Jac I 1621
Ballylovrin Pat 1q Jac I 1621
Ballylottrin Inq No 1 Car I 1625
Ballylovrin al. Ballyluffin Grant 16 Car 1 1640
Ballilussin CS 1654 (recte Balliluffin)
Ballyhiffin / Ballyiffin HMR 1665
Ballilussine / Ballylussine BSD 1660 f
Ballylovrin al. Ballyluffin Pink 1669
Belyliffinn PRR 1740
Belyliffinn / Ballyliffn Crow 1767
Ballyliffin Rent 1798
Ballyliffin Mason 1814
Ballyliffen TAB 1828

Landmarks

Crockaughrim - 908'

Other variations of 'Ballyliffin' in Ireland

Clonliffen Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
Ballylevin, Raymoghy, Co Donegal
Ballylevin, Geashill, Co Offaly
Ballylaffin, Tubbrid, Co Tipperary
Ballylaffin, Rathsallagh, Co Wicklow

There are roughly 5,700 townlands containing Bally + variations in Ireland.


Adderville
Altahalla
Annaugh
Ardagh
Ballyliffin
Ballymacmoriarty
Binnion

Carrickabraghey

Carrowreagh or
Craicnacally

Cleagh
Clonmany
Clonmany Glebe
Cloontagh
Crossconnell

Dunaff

Fegart
Gaddyduff
Kinnea
Lagahurry
Lenan
Letter
Maghernaul
Meendoran
Rasheeny
Roosky
Straid
Straths
Tullagh
Tullynabratillly
Urrismenagh


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