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Ballyclare, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. Bealach Cláir [balagh klar] ‘way/pass of the plain’ [Balleclare 1620].

Background

17.5km NNW of Belfast

par: Ballynure/Grange of Doagh bar: Antrim Upper/Belfast Lower

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 11

Additional Information

T, (1851) Ballyclare UD (1961)

Historical name form

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Barony
Belfast Lower
Parish
Ballynure
Parish in 1851
Ballynure
Townland
None
Place name ID
17264
Place name type
M:V