Information about Killaderreen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Coill a Doirín
wood of the little oak grove
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Coill a Doirín
Kiladerreen Counsellor Reid
Killaderdaowen Inq. Temp. Car. I
Killaderaowne Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Kiladerreen John Burke, Esq.
Kiladerreen Mr. O’Rourke
Kiladerreen Rev. H. B. Hulett
Kiladerreen The inhabitants
A grave yard (so called). It does not represent any peculiar appearance. It is an ancient burying place.
In the north side of the townland of Cappagh about 1½ mile E. N.E. of Whitegate.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Killaderreen is in Cappagha townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service