Information about Killeroran
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Rorain, Roran's church
Killeroran (parish of)
Killeroran By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Killeroran Co. Alphabet List
Killeroran Denis H. Kelly, Esqr.
Killeroran Francis Madden, Esq.
Kiloran Grand Jury Pamphlets
Killararan or Kilararan H.C.P.R.
Kileroran Honble. Gonville Ffrench
Killeroran Honble. Martin Ffrench
Kiloran Inq. Temp. Car. I
Killoran Inq. Temp. Car. II
Killoran Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Killarorin Inq. Temp. Iac. I
Killeroran John Cheevers, Esq.
Killroran Larkin's Co. Map
Kilroran Revd. Francis Irwin
Killeroran Steward's Top. [Unable to read.]ib.
This parish contains a [Unable to read] 1/3 of which is bog and the remainder arable and pasture. It contains 4 Demesnes:- Castlekelly, Riversdale, Ballinlass and Carraghboy.
Is situated in an Eastern part of the County Galway. Bounded on S. East by Loughboy parish. On the South by the parish of Ahascragh in the Barony of Killian. Kilconnel and Cloonmacnown and by the parish of Killosolan in the Baronies of Tiaquin and Kilconnel. On the West by the parish of (continued in page 43).
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.
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.
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