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From: "Jimmie Barnes" <>
Subject: Re: "Bally"
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 14:58:45 GMT
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>Ballyshannon, Ballyvaughan, Ballycastle.
>My question is: What does "Bally" mean?
> 'Bally' is from the Irish 'baile' meaning town or townland.
In two weeks we will be visiting Ireland for the first time. It is the land
ancestors, so I am looking forward to being there for the first time..