Information about Kilbennan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Bheanáin
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Bheanáin
Kilbennan Beauforts Map of Ireland
Kilbannon Parish Boundary S. Sketch Map
Killbennan Carlisles Top. Dictionary
Liskenny Down Survey 1655
Cill Mhionáin Local
Kilbennon Printed Townland List
In the Barony of Dunmore, bounded on the N. by the parish of Lissgeevy in said Barony, on the E. by the parishes of Lissgeevy and Tuam in the Barony of Dunmore, on the S. by the parish of Claretuam and Tuam in the Barony of Clare and on the W. by the pari
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 letters.
  • Volume 1 page 11 to page 17
  • Volume 1 page 90 to page 95
  • Volume 1 page 144

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.