Information about Kilcooly

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Chuile
church of the corner or angle
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Chuile
Parish of Kilcooly
Cill Cuile
Kilcooly [Unable to read.] [Unable to read.] Broderick
Kilcooly [Unable to read.] [Unable to read.] Galbraith
Kilcooly Alph. List Townland names in the County Galway.
Kilcooly By. Sketch
Kilcooly G. Daly, Esq.
Kilcooly G. Jury Presentment Book
Kilcooly Larkin's County Map
Kilcooly Thomas Tully, Esq.
This parish is a vicarage in the Diocese of Clonfert. It is small and of an [Unable to read.][Unable to read.][Unable to read.] portion of it being detached in theThe western side is [Unable to read.] by a [Unable to read.]Chapel, 2 School Houses andIt is nearly all arable there being only a small part of bog.
Lies in the Barony of Leitrim, and is bounded on the N. N.E. by the Parishes of Kilreekil, and Abbeygormagan, an the [Unable to read.][Unable to read.][Unable to read.][Unable to read.] by the East named parish and th eS. And S. W. by the Parish of Kilrue.
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 3 to page 7

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.