Information about Kiltullagh
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
church of the hill
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
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.
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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