Information about St. Columbkill's Chapel

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
St. Columbkill's Chapel
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
St. Columbkill's Chapel
St. Columbkill's Chapel Corpl. Gilmour Rls.
St. Columbkill's Chapel Counsellor Reid.
St. Columbkill's Chapel Patrick O’Meally, P.P.
The ruin of a small building the walls are of Ashler outside and inside and in the east end is to be seen the entire case course of an Alter composed of the same materials as the walls.
In Holy Island close by the east end of Saint Caimin’s Church, Parish of Innishcaltra.
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 2 page 545 to page 550

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
St. Columbkill's Chapel is in Iniscaltra townland.