Information about Kilcronan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
St. Cronan's church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kilchronaun Local
A fort and burying place for children.
In the South part of Annaghkeen townland.
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 1 page 180

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.