townland
An Cillín
genitive: an Chillín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Killeen
(English)

Glossary

English little church

Centrepoint

54.4857, -8.15483 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1620
Killeen
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 10 J I
1835
Cillín a little church, cellula
OD:AL
1835
Coill a wood, linn, wet
Ogilby:AL (DG)
1835
taken from Coll the hazel tree that grew in the place
Quinn:AL (DG)
1835
Killeen
Rec. Name:AL
1835
Small church or burying ground
Thornley Esq:AL (DG)

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