On Feb 22, 7:31pm, DENISE INGLIS wrote:
> Subject: "Bally"
> Does anyone know the meaning to the prefix "Bally-" that appears
> in so many Irish place-names?
Bally is the anglicised form of Baile which means "town".
>What about "Kil-"?
Kil is the anglicised form of Cill which is usually used as a prefix meaning
e.g. Kilmallock from the Irish Gaelic "Cillmoceallo/g" which literally
translated means "church of my Ceallo/g" typically with a saints name
included, other examples are Kilpatrick etc.
> Denise Inglis
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