Information about Killoran

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Ódhrain
St. Odhran's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Ódhrain
Parish of Kiloran
Cill Ódhrain
Killoran Boundary Survey or Sketch[Unable to read.]
Kiloran Co. Book
Killoran County Map
Killoran Inq. Temp. Car. I.
Killoranie Inq. Temp. Car.I
Killoran Inq. Temp. Car.I
Killoran Rev. M. Groom
This parish consists of 20 townlands. Chiefly arable inclusive of Ballinruagh Demesne. The road from Loughrea to Kiltormer[Unable to read.] [Unable to read.] throug it - it contains a [Unable to read.] [Unable to read.] a Roman Catholic Chapel and a grave yard attached also a Danish fort in which persons [Unable to read.] and a grave yard for children - there is a school held in the chapel attended by 80 males and [Unable to read.] females.
Bounded on the North by the parish of Killalaghtan in the Baronies of Kilconnil and Cloonmacnoon[Unable to read.], East by Kiltormer, South by Abbeygormican and West by Abbeygormican and Barony of Athenry. A portion of this parish is detached mainly the townland of [unable to read]. Bounded North by the parish of Kilreekil and Killaghtan the latter in the Barony of Clonmacnoon [unable to read]. East and south by Abbeygormican and West by Kilreekill.
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 114

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.

Neighbouring Townlands

List of townlands that share a border with this townland:
This is a list of townlands that share a border with this townland.