BROWSE
townland
Cnoc na Greallaí nó Cill Fhinnche Bheag
genitive: Chill Fhinnche Bheag, Chnoc na Greallaí
(Irish)
Knocknagrally or Killenny Beg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
English church
English hill

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hill of the miry gound?

    Tá na foirmeacha lochtacha gaolmhara 1655, 1660c ‘Knocknagrasse’ ceartaithe in 1669 ‘Knocknagrasse als Knocknegrally’. Is cosúil gurb é an focal greallach ‘swamp, bog, mire’ atá sa dara heilimint anseo (www.dil.ie s.v. grellach). Ach féach nach bhfuil cuma rófhliuch ar an talamh anseo (www.epa.ie).

    Cill Fhinnche Bheag — féach bf Tobar Baoith Cill Fhinnche Mhór (#27758).

Centrepoint

52.8305, -7.43083latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1655
Killenybeg, Killenymore & Knocknegrasse
DS Par. (Reeves)
1655
Knocknagrasse
DS (Terr.)
1659
Knockanagrally
Cen. Leathanach: 493
1660c
Gleabe in Killeny
BSD (La) Leathanach: 130
1660c
Killenybegg, Killenymore & Knocknagrasse
BSD (La) Leathanach: 130
1667
Killennybeg, Killennymore and Knockangraly
ASE Leathanach: 121
1669
Killennybeg, Killennymore, and Knocknagrasse als Knocknegrally
ASE Leathanach: 214
1805
Killiny
Cahill (La)
1838
Knocknegrahy
HCSV:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Killenye
Eliz.:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Killeeny
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Knocknagrally or Killennybeg
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Knocknagralee or Killennybeg
Lodge, R.:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Cnoc na greallaighe, 'hill of the mire'
OD:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Cill Eithne beag, 'St. Ethnea's church (little)'
OD:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Cnoc na greallaigh
pl:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Killenybegg
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Knocknogralee alias Killennybeg
BS:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Killiny
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Knocknegrasse
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Kellenybeg, Killenymore & Knocknagrass
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Kellenybeg, Killenymore
DS:AL Leathanach: La006,28
1838
Killeny
GJP 1836:AL Leathanach: La006,28
2004
nɑknəˈgreliˑ
Áit.
2004
nɑknəˈgraliˑ
Áit.

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