townland
An Choill Ghlas
genitive: na Coille Glaise
(Irish)
Kilglass
(English)

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53.4034, -6.97417 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540
Kylclasse
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 310
1549
Kilglasse
F Leathanach: 417 Ed
1550
Kilglasse
F Leathanach: 646 Ed
1582
Kilglas
F Leathanach: 3949
1637
Killglasse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 70 C I
1654
Kilglasse
CS VIII Leathanach: 173, 186, 187
1659
Kilglass
Cen. Leathanach: 407
1660c
Killenmore
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 41
1660c
Killglass, Killriemine & Ballinlugg
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 41
1752
Killglass
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Killglass
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1812
Kilglass
Leet II Leathanach: 29
1819
Kilglass
Longfield: Baronies (CD) Leathanach: 21F34 (2.2)
1834
Kilglass
TAB
1837
Kilglass
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Kilglass
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Killglass
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Killglass
Cess Coll. Bk. 1836:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Killyglasse
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Kilglass
TAB Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Killglass
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Coill glais
-u- os cionn -a-
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Cill glas
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
green wood, or green church
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
Kilglass
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
[Kilglass]
"…Kilglass House and Bleach Well are in the East of townland; there is a corn mill in the E. of townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,36
1837
coill glais (gluis)
"My informant told me he heard there was an old burial-place in Kilglass townland which, however, he pronounced coill glais [líne faoi co-; litir -u- os cionn -a-] (see Name Book)." POK
LSO
1837
Kilglass
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 202
1837
coill glais or cill glas
"heard this was old burial place" [cf. LSO]; -u- os cionn -a- in 'coill glais'.
pl:AL
2009-2010
kilˈglas
Áit.

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