Information about Kilbeacanty
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
St. Begnat’s Church
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Parish Kilbeakanty By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Parish Kilveconty Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Kylbeakanton Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Parish Kilveconty Printed Townland List
Parish of Kilbeakanty or Kilveconty, Barony of Kiltartan, Diocese of Clonfert and Kilmacduach, County Galway. 2½ miles East by North from the Town of Gort.
In the South East of the County Galway, Barony of Kiltartan, East by North of the Town of Gort, length from North to South 7 1/8 statute miles and from East to West 4½ miles. It is East of Loughcooter.
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.
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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