Information about Kiltrogue Castle

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kiltrogue Castle
Irish Form of Name:
Caisleán Chille Tróige
castle of Kiltroge
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kiltrogue Castle
Caisleán Chille Tróige
Caislán na Ciltróge
Kiltrogue Castle Local
Kiltrouge Castle Tythe Applotment Book dated 1825
See townland
It is the property of James Daly Esq. Dunsandle. The castle is Mr. Bingham’s though not capable of receiving the inhabitants. It is a ruin.
In Kiltrogue townland near the southern boundary of Kiltrogue W.
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 288

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
Kiltrogue Castle is in Kiltroge 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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Kiltrogue Castle
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