Information about Kilconnell

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Chonaill
Conall’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Chonaill
Kilconnell Archdall’s Mon. Hib
Kilconnel Boundary Sketch Map
Killconnel Carlisles
Killconnell Co. Alph. List
Kilconnell Grand Jury Pamphlet
Kilconnell H.C.P.R
Killconnell Inq. Temp. Car. I
Kilconell Inq. Temp. Eliz
Kilconnel Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Kilconell (4 q. of) Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Kilconnell Lanigan’s Ecc. His. of Ireland
Killconnel Larkin’s Map
Kilconnel Revd. W. Collis
Kilconnel Sewards Top. Hib.
Kilconnell Thos. Birmingham, Esq.
Kilconnel William. French, Esq.
This parish contains about 400 acres of bog, the rest is fertile and mostly divided into sheep walks. The principal proprietors of this parish are Lord Ashtown, Anthony Donellan, Esqr., and James Daly, Esqr.
Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the Barony of Kilconnell, bounded by the parish of Ballymacward, Fohanagh, Aughrim, Killaan and Killallaghtan in Kilconnell Barony, and by Kilgerril Parish in the Barony of Cloonmacnoon.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 593 to page 605

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.