ath and beal equal apple- citations from the tongue of the mouth of the river...

Daniel Cassidy DanCas1 at AOL.COM
Thu Jan 16 11:35:10 UTC 2003

A few of the hundreds of place names in Ireland and Scotland beginning with 
A/th (ahh), a ford or river crossing. 

Annacloy Ath na Cloiche        The Stone Ford 
Annalong Ath na                      Long Ford of the Ships 
Ahoghill      Ath Eochaille       Ford of the Yew Trees 

and for brooklyn and nyc:

Apple          Ath Beil              Ford of the (river's) mouth (NYC)

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