Information about Kilkerrin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Choithrin
Corthrin's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Choithrin
Cille Coitrin
Kilkerrin Parish
Kilkerrin Beauforts Map
Kikerrin Boundary Surveyors Sketch
Kilkerrin Co. Name Book
Kilkerrin Inq. Temp. Car. I
Kilkerrin Statistical Survey
Kilkerrin is a Rectory, has a Church. Statl. Survey Kilkerrin Rectory (Beaufort's Map).
Parish of Kilkerrin bounded on the North by the parish of Bweeaunagh, Baronies of Ballymoe and Tiaquin and also by the parish of Ballynakill , Barony of ballymoe and Killian, Barony of Killian. On a portion of the South by the parish of Ballynakill, Barony of Killian, it is also bounded on the South by the Parish of Moylough, Barony of Tiaquin and on the west by the parishes of Dunmore and Clonbern in the Barony of Ballymoe.
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.
  • Volume 1 page 228 to page 230

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.