Information about Kilcooney Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilcooney Village
Irish Form of Name:
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kilcooney Village
Kilcoonly Village Counsellor Reid
Kilcoonly Village John Burke, Esq.
Kilcooney Village Larkin’s County Map
Kilcooney Village Mr. O’Rourke
Kilcoonly Village Rev. H. B. Hulett
Kilcooney Village The inhabitants
Description:
A few good farm houses which derived the name from the townland. It does not represent any matter worthy of remark.
Situation:
In the North end of the townland of Kilcoony about 1¾ miles N. E. of Whitegate Village.

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
Townland:
Kilcooney Village is in Kilcoony 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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Kilcooney Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service