Information about Killasolan Village

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Killasolan Village
Irish Form of Name:
Cill O'Sóilean
O’Soilen’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Killasolan Village
Killasolan Village see parish
see townland
Is a large village containing a number of scattered houses none of which are Publick Houses.
This village is situated nearly in the centre of the townland of Killasolan about 25 chains North of the Trig. Station Killasolan.

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
Killasolan Village is in Killosolan 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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Killasolan Village
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service