Information about Kilconierin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Con Iarain
Conieran's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Con Iarain
Kilconeeron B. S.
Kilconiran Beaufort's Map
Killconiran Carlisle's Top. Dict.
Kilconeeron County Map
Killconnerin Down Survey 1655
Kilconerin Printed Townland list
Kilconeeron Revd. R. P. Graham, Curate
This parish contains 5,277 statute acres. Its greatest length from E. to W. is 41/2 miles and breadth from N. to S. is 3 miles. This parish is bad and principally cultivated. There are a number of old castles on it, but has neither town or village.
Situated in the Baronies of Athenry, Dunkellin and Loughrea, County of Galway. 3 1/2 miles N.W. of Loughrea and 1 mile S.E. of Athenry.
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 421 to page 427

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.