Information about Kilteernan
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
St. Tiernan’s Church
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kilternan Church (in ruins) Popular name
In the above named townland [Kiltiarnan E. townland].
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.
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