Cill Rois
genitive: Chill Rois
validated name
(Irish)
Kilrush
(English)

Glossary

English church
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Explanatory note

  • English

    Cill Rois ‘church of the wood’

Centrepoint

52.6368, -9.48744latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1839
Kilrush
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
Tithe Ledger:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
Kenny, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Kilrush
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
[Kilrush]
"The town of Kilrush is situated in this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Killrushe
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Killrush
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Cill Ruis
ARÉ:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Cillrois
HID:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21
1839
Killrush
HID:AL Leathanach: Cl105,21

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