Information about Kilronan Quay

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilronan Quay
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Rónáin
St. Ronan's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Rónáin
Kilronan Quay
Kilronan Quay Local name
A temporary landing place for boats erected in 1830.
There was a well here called Tobar Ronain, lately stopped up and there is a tradition that there is a church dedicated to St. Ronan but its site cannot now be ascertained. There is a square pile of stones with an elder tree growing in the centre..

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.