Information about Cill Enna

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cill Enna
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Enna
Killanny Bay Local name
The only safe place for boats. The soundings are 2 to 5 fathoms and tolerable anchorage for large vessels.
E. of Killany townland.

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.