Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.


  • Place
    Ballybophay Village
  • County
    Donegal
  • Parish
    Stranorlar
  • Content
    BALLIBOPHAY, a village, in the parish of STRANORLAR, barony of RAPHOE, county of DONEGAL, and province of ULSTER, 10 .50 miles (W. by S. from Lifford, and 118 miles (N. W. by N.) from Dublin; containing 168 houses and 874 inhabitants.

    It is situated on the river Finn, and on the road from Donegal town to Strabane (Co. Tyrone), and consists principally of one street. A market for grain and provisions is held in a market-house every Thursday; and cattle fairs are held on May 21st and Dec. 20th. Here is a chief station of the constabulary police.