Cill Dhuibh Dhúin
genitive: Chill Dhuibh Dhúin
(Irish)
Killadoon
(English)

Glossary

English church
dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

54.105, -8.30802latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1504
hi cCíll Duibh Dúin
ARÉ Leathanach: v 1272
1593
Kyllagowne
F Leathanach: 5815
1615
Cilvaduan
CPR Leathanach: 276b
1618
Kilvegoone
CPR Leathanach: 391a
1633‒6
Killinedun [leg. Killivedun]
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 188
1655‒7
Killodowin, Killidowin: Cartranieghter
DS
1659
Killwogoone
Cen. Leathanach: 606
1660c
Killewdowan
BSD Leathanach: 116
1685c
Killadowen
Hib. Del.
1749
Killidoon
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 492
1749
Kilvicdoon
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 520
1830c
Killadoon
TAB
1836
Killadoon P.
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl024,1
1836
Cill Duibdhuin, 'Duvdoon's church'
dúch:AL Leathanach: Sl024,1
1836
Killadoon
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: Sl024,1
1836
[Killadoon]
"The abbey and castle of Ballindoon are among the antiquities" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl024,1
1836
Killadoon
BS:AL
1836
Killadoon
CM:AL
1836
The ruins of an old church is situated at the south part, and a large fort at the N.W. end of the townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
The parish of Killdowin
DS:AL
1836
Killadoon
Maxwell, Rev.:AL (Sl)
1836
Killadoon
OD:AL
1836
Cill a Dúin
pl scriosta:AL
1836
Cille Dhúin “old burial place & [.....] of old church”
pl:AL
1836
Killadoon
TAB:AL
1844
Cill Duibhdúin
Hy Fiach. Leathanach: (léirscáil)
1938
Cill Dubhdhúin
Elphin PN

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