BROWSE
townland
Coillte Ciara
genitive: Choillte Ciara
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kiltykeary
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the woods of Ciara
    Ciara (< Ciardha) — ainm pearsanta (fir)

  • English

    the woods of Ciara
    Ciara (< Ciardha) — (male) personal name

Centrepoint

53.7251, -7.61483latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Kilkerry
Ardagh bar. de réir foinse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1654-56
a small foord called the foord of Killtekierry
CS X Leathanach: 45
1654-56
the foord of Kilkierhy
CS X Leathanach: 47
c.1660
Killkiegry
BSD (Lo) Leathanach: 153, Nóta: [bar. Ardagh]
1685
Kilkigry
Hib. Del. Nóta: [bar. Ardagh]
1813
Kiltykerry
Edgeworth
1826
Kiltykeary
Parochial Abstracts, JACAS, II, uimh. 10. Leathanach: 82, 83, Imleabhar: II (10), Nóta: ‘Parochial Abstracts’
1835
Kiltycary
BS:AL
1835
Kilty Keiry
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1835
Kilty keary
HCER:AL
1835
Coillte Ui Chiardha, “O Keary’s wood”
OD:AL
1835
O’ Kiery was the ancient lord or [sic] Carbury in the present Co. Kildare [“or North Teffia” scríte tar éis “Carbury..” scriosta]
Nóta:AL
1908
Kiltyceary, Coillte Uí Chiardha, “O’ Carey’s woods”
MacGivney Leathanach: 156
2007
kiltiˑˈkiːriˑ

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