Information about Kilteesk

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilteesk
Irish Form of Name:
Coill taosc
Translation:
wood of the draining
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lisín
Coill taosc
Kilteesk Local
Description:
A fort in which children are buried having a fort a short distance North of it which has not a name given to it. It is on Carheeny townland.
Situation:
Situated in the townland of Cahereeny.

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:
Kilteesk is in Carheens 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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Kilteesk
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service