Aghalislone, County Antrim
Ir. Achadh Lios Luain ‘field of Luan’s fort’
The element achadh ‘field’ is the most widespread and least specific term for ‘field’ and is common as an initial element in place-names throughout the country. The second element is lios ‘fort’, qualified by a personal name, which in the form assigned to John O’Donovan, is Luan. The personal name Luan also appears anglicised as -lone in the townland of Baile Átha Luain ‘townland of Luan’s ford’, Athlone in Co. Westmeath (logainm.ie).
The townland of Aghalislone is split between the baronies of Massereene Upper and Belfast Upper.
split tld; Belfast Upper portion
Historical name form
|Old Form||Ref. Date||Reference|
|~Achadh Lis Luain ""field of Loan''s fort""||1832c||J O'D (OSNB) A25|
- Belfast Upper
- Parish in 1851
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