Information about Kilmacduagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Mic Duach
church of the son of Duach
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Mic Duach
Kilmacdooagh parish By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Kilmacduagh Carlisles Top. Dictionary
Kilmacduagh Doctor Taaffe of Gort
Killmacdough Inq. Temp. Car. I
Kilmacduagh Lord Gorts Agent – J. Slator, Esq.
Kilmacdough Printed Townland List
Parish of Kilmacdooagh or Kilmacduach, Barony of Kiltartan, Diocese of Clonfert and Kilmacdooagh and County Galway. 3½ miles South West of the Town of Gort.
In the South West of the County Galway and Barony of Kiltartan, length from North to South 6½ statute miles, breadth from East to West 4¾ miles.
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 2 page 118 to page 169

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.