Information about Kilconierin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Con Iarain
Conierins Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Con Iarain
Kilconeeron B. S.
Glebe of 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
Glebe of Kilconeeron Revd. R. P. Graham, curator
Revd. [Unable to read.] Macaulay, Incumbent. This townland contains 41/2 acres which are all cultivated. No further information has been obtained.
Situated about 1 mile E. of the West boundary of the parish. It is bounded on the S. W. and N. by the townland of Kilconeeron, and E. by the townland of Creg. Barony of Dunkellin.

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
Kilconierin is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Population and Census Information

People who lived here:
You can retrieve a list of people who lived in this townland from 1827 to 1911. This list is compiled from the following resources.
  • The Tithe Applotment Books
  • Griffith's Valuation
  • 1901 Census
  • 1911 Census
List of nineteenth century and early twentieth century inhabitants of this townland.
Church records of births, deaths and marriages:
Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at To search these records you will need to know the 'church parish' rather than the 'civil parish'. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)
Kilconierin is in the civil parish of Kilconierin.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Carrabane (Kilconickney, Kilconieran & Lickerrig)
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilconierin
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.