townland
An Cillín Thiar
genitive: an Chillín Thiar
(Irish)
Killeen West
(English)

Centrepoint

53.0998, -7.03801latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1617
Killya
(UF); leg. Killyn
Inq. Lag. Alt: 12 Jac. I
1752
Killeen
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1837
West Killeen
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Killeen West
Baggott, Rev. C.:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Killeen West
Cassidy, H.:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Killeen West
Agent (Cole):AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
West Killeen
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1937/38
'There is a place near Kildangan called Killeen which means "a little church". Killeen is also called Laynamona because it is surrounded by a bog.' http://www.duchas.ie/ga/cbes/4769969/4763294/4783686
BNS Imleabhar: 780, Leathanach: 155
2009-2010
kiliːnˈwest
Áit.

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