ecclesiastical site, graveyard, cemetery, burial ground
Cill an Anama
genitive: Chill an Anama
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kilnananima Church (in ruins), Burial Ground
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

52.2092, -9.35203 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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An Seabhac: Córdal Thoir [ko:rdəl], Cill na nAnaman – Ta ionad na seanchille seo sa chuid seo den bhf. Tá Tobar na bhFionn, leis, ann. Is sa bhf. so atá an ball mór-chlú Árd na gCreach. Sa reilig seo adeirtear a hadhlaiceadh corp Iarla na Deasmhumhan tar éis a Mharbhuithe i nGleann a Gínte. Bíodh mallacht sa Ghlg. ag daoine le linn m’óige – “Go mbeire an diabhal go hÁrd na gCreach tú”. Áit bhaoghail é seo de réir na gnáth-thuairime.
Nóta
1302-6
Killmanna
Kilmanna, now Ballincuslane.
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 296
1471
rectoriam de Killanama
Ann. Ardf. Leathanach: 14, Alt: 42
1477
Kylnanama
CPL Leathanach: 576, 577, Imleabhar: XIII
1477
Kilnarama
Ann. Ardf. Leathanach: 26, Alt: 70
1586c
Kyllynamy alias Killanim
Desm. Surv. Leathanach: 8
1587
Killenamy
13s. 4d. out of Cowlecough, 10s. out of Annagh in Ruddery, 6s. 8d. out of Dromal[can]begg, 2s. out of Gortglasse, 5s. out of Killenamy, 10s. out of Ballemoyler, 26s. out of Keonoegylly….)
F Alt: 5043
1685
Desmons Chaplell
Hib. Del.
1756
Desmond's Chappel
Smith Hist. Kerry, map
1837
At Ardnagragh are the ruins of Desmond’s chapel, with a burial ground attached, now called Kilnananima
Top. Dict.
1841
In the Townland of Killnananama (Cillnananama) there is an old church in ruins, which gave name to the Townland
OC
LSO (Ci) Leathanach: 209 / 501
2008
ˌkiləˈnamnə
'graveyard near Cordal'
Áit. Cainteoir: J. Collins (Bawnaskehy)

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