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Buaile Ruadh
Ballyroe is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°47′00″N 8°55′00″W / 53.7833°N 8.91667°W / 53.7833; -8.91667Coordinates: 53°47′00″N 8°55′00″W / 53.7833°N 8.91667°W / 53.7833; -8.91667

Ballyroe (Irish: An Bhuaile Rua, meaning 'red dairy place)'[1] is a townland in eastern Knock parish, County Mayo.


Year Population Houses
1841 39 7
1851 39 7
1861 51 8
1871 45 6
1881 39 6
1891 36 6
1901 34 6
1911 26 6


Ballyroe borders Lispatrick to the North. Killoveeny to the South. Caldragh to the north West. It connects with Cloonturnaun slightly to the west on Lough Turnaun.[2] The R323 Regional Road runs through the townland. Eastpoint, which is at the east of the county, is the most easterly point in Knock parish.

Most of Ballyroe is mainly pastureland and quite hilly.[citation needed] There is a lake in the area which has a number of small streams that flow through the area.[citation needed]

Townland marker

Many townlands in Ireland have a marker noting the townland's name. Ballyroe's townland marker is located on the R323 regional road just outside Knock.

See also


  1. ^ "An Bhuaile Rua / Ballyroe". Placenames Commission. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
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