townland
Cill Fhiacla
genitive: Chill Fhiacla
(Irish)
Kilfeacle
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    church of (the) tooth

    Is cosúil gurb ionann an láthair eaglasta seo agus 1100c ‘co … tech Fiacla co Temraig MairciLebor na hUidre 42b — meastar gurb é bf Teamhair (#28896), sa chuid sin den pharóiste seo atá i Sliabh Mairge, an logainm eile a luaitear anseo. Pléann Ó Cearbhaill logainm eile bf Cill Fhiacal (#48836) () in Logainmneacha na hÉireann II. Cf. bf Ceapach na Fiacaile (#28122) i mBaile Adaim.

    Tá cur síos ar St. Patrick’s Well SO san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie).

Centrepoint

52.9109, -7.11014 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1100c
tech Fiacla co Temraig Mairci?
LU Leathanach: 42b, Líne: 3191
1518-19
Killfyacla
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 287
1558
Killiakle
= Killiekle 82
JKAS Imleabhar: VI, Leathanach: 80
1612
Killecle
CPR Leathanach: 234
1628
Killeckley
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 C I
1628
Killfeackley
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 C I
1631
Killfeakill
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 C I
1652
Kilfeakill
Baile Uí Laigheanáin (La 26) luaite anseo leis.
Dep. 1641 Imleabhar: BÁC 296r
1659
Kilfeacle
Cen. Leathanach: 502
1805
Kilfeakle
Cahill (La)
1838
Killfeakill
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La051,11
1838
Cill fiacail, 'church of the tooth'
OD:AL Leathanach: La051,11
1838
Kilfeacle
"Compare: occurs 2 or 3 times." [Nóta OD]
OC (corr.):AL Leathanach: La051,11
1838
Kilfeakle
Griffith Map:AL Leathanach: La051,11
1838
Kilfeacle
BS:AL Leathanach: La051,11
2006
kilˈfeːkil
Áit.

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