Township: Balinoe,Kirkapol

Map Reference: Kirkapol 40

Name Type: monastery

Meaning: “to the harbour at Mag Luinge.” Book Two 15, p165. Adomnán of Iona, ed. Richard Sharpe, Penguin Classics, 1995.

Mag(h) Luinge: OI mag 'plain, open stretch of land; a field attached to a fort, dwelling' + long (genitive luinge) 'boat'
Campus Navis: Latin campus 'field, plain' + L navis 'boat'
Campus Lunge: a Latin Early Gaelic hybrid name (all source forms from Vita Columbae)

Unknown location

Other Forms: Campus Lunge, Mag-lunga - W. Reeves, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 2, 1854, p233-244

Related Places: Thought by many to be near Port na Luinge, Balemartine, and therefore around or on the site of the Soroby graveyard. Possibly on the site of the medieval chapels in Kirkapol - JH.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Adomnán of Iona, ed. Richard Sharpe, Penguin Classics, 1995

Informant 2: W. Reeves, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 2, 1854