Information about Kiltullagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Tullaigh
church of the hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Tullaigh
Cill Tulla
Kiltulla (Parish) B.S.
Kiltullagh Beaufort’s Map
Kiltullagh Carlisle’s Top. Dict.
Kiltulla (Parish) County Map
Kiltullagh Down Survey 1655
Killtullagh Inq. Temp. Car. I
Kiltullaghe Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Kiltolla and Kiltullagh Printed List of Townlands
This parish contains 8,950 statute acres the greatest length E. and West is 7 miles and breadth N. and S. is three miles. The country is very level and the land is of good quality. There is a convent in it.
Situated in the Barony of Athenry and Kilconnel, County of Galway, 4 miles N. of Loughrea, 2 miles E. of Athenry and 4 miles S. of Monivea.
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 500 to page 503

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.