Information about Killinny
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Parish Killinny Boundary Surveyors Sketch Map
Parish Kiliney Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Kyllenye Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Parish Killenny Printed Townland List
Parish of Killinny, Barony of Kiltartan, Diocese Clonfert and Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway, 4½ miles on North West from the town of Gort.
In the South West of the County Galway, Baronies of Dunkellin and Kiltartan. Length from East to West 4½ statute miles, breadth from North to South 2½ miles.
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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