townland
Cill Fhíonáin
genitive: Chill Fhíonáin
validated name
(Irish)
Killinane
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

52.6896, -7.84911 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

In Killinane Townland is a burial ground which is called Cill Laighneáin ... Saint Laigneán who is a celebrated Saint, and is mentioned in the Festilogy of Aengus.1
1. Níl naomh den ainm Laigneán in FOeng. (1880,1905)
LSO (TÁ) Leathanach: 8/23-4, Nóta: OC, LSO III
2. Grave Yd. sa bf seo (S.O.41) Féach Rahinane (J9) Ráth Fhíonáin => Fhionnáin (recte?) " Clonfinane (J12) Ó Corráin, Gaelic Pers. Names Lennán: Leannán de Bhulbh Ó Leannáin, sometimes prond. Ó Lionnáin CGSH Lennán 672.11
Nóta
[1547-53]
Killenane
Inq.(TÁ) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 63 (Ed. VI ; gan dáta)
1552
Killenan
F Leathanach: 1020
1595/6
Killenan
COD Imleabhar: VI, Leathanach: 90
1633
Killenan
Inq.(TÁ) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 74
1633
Killenane
Inq.(TÁ) Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 123
1654
Killinane
CS I Leathanach: 52
1654
Killynane
CS I Leathanach: 53, 54, 56
1654
Killeene
CS I Leathanach: 54
1657
Killenane
DS
1658
Killynane
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: 17
1659
Killinane
Cen. Leathanach: 315
1660c
Killene
BSD Leathanach: 25
1665-6
Killinane
HMR Leathanach: 15
1666-7
Killynan
HMR Leathanach: 143
1685
Killenane
Hib. Del.
1745
Killinanas
CGn. Leathanach: 119.214.82303
1799
Killinane orse Killeenane
CGn. Leathanach: 473.186.299921
1807
Killinane
CGn. Leathanach: 595.164.404954
1840
Killinane
AL
1840
Cill Fhionáin
OC:AL
1840
Cill laighneaín
pl:AL Nóta: (OC) - faoi dheifir
1991
ˌkiˈləinən
Nóta Leathanach: C829A064, C829A271,C829B048

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