Information about Killannin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Aithnin
St. Aithnin’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Aithnin
Killameen Beaufort’s Map of Ireland
Killameen Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Killanine County Book
Killannin County Map
Killanin County Registry for 1832
Killannin Edmund O’Flaherty, Esq., Oughterard, High Constabl
Killanin (Parish) Population List 1821
Killanen Printed Townland List from Major Browne?
Killannin Robt. Martin, Esq., Ross
Killannin Sketch Map
In the Barony of Moycullen and Co. of Galway.
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 3 page 147 to page 151

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.