population centre
Coill Chluana Gabhann
genitive: Choill Chluana Gabhann
validated name

Other names

Clongowes Wood
local name


cluain, cluaine
English meadow, pasture
coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
English smith


53.3042, -6.6948 latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Irish Grid (without letter)
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)


PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

Clongowes Wood
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 386

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