Information about Killeely

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Ile Beag
little Killeely
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Ile Beag
Cill Fhaidhle Beag
Glebe of Killeelybeg A. T. St. George, Esq., Tyrone
Killelee High Constable for the Barony
Glebe of Killeelybeg Sketch Map
Killelee Tithe Composition Book
The land attached to this Glebe House is of small extent containing only about 3 acres. Nothing else remarkable to be seen on the land.
S.W. of the parish and S. of Killeelybeg townland by which it is surrounded.

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.