Information about Kilmallinogue Parish

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilmallinogue Parish
Irish Form of Name:
Cill na Manog
church of the young women
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill na Manog
Kilmallinogue Parish
Kilmalinogue Parish By. S. Sketch
The most of this Parish is arable. It contains three detached portions of Bog (which comprise about the 1/5 of the Parish). 4 Demesnes with a gentleman's seat in Each, namely "Hading Grove", "Corr", "Fair Field" and "Earlstown". The road from Eyrecourt to Portumna passes from N. to S. nearly through centre of Parish. It contains several small portions of fir plantions[Unable to read.]. Orchards, lawns, pleasure ground. A National School, a Dominican Convent. The [Unable to read.] ruins of a Castle, and a Grave Yard containing the ruins of an old Church.
Bounded N. by the Parish of Tyrenascragh. S. by Lickmolassy Parish. E. by the River Shannon and West by the Parish of Kilyurin or [Unable to read.]Lanesborough.
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 64 to page 68

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.