townland
Cnoc an Choiléir
genitive: Chnoc an Choiléir
(Irish)
Knockacoller
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hill of the quarry

    Féach Quarry (Disused) SO 25ʺ. Díol spéise an fhoirm 1769 ‘Crockecoller’ a léiríonn /kr-/ san fhocal cnoc. Tá fianaise ar a leithéid in áiteanna eile i gContae Laoise agus go deimhin i dtuaisceart Chontae Chill Chainnigh (féach inter alia na mionainmneacha in Ó Corragáin, History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory agus in O’Kelly, Kilkenny: A History of the County).

    Cf. an mionainm Glenahilaire SO faoi bf Cill Éinne (#27840).

Centrepoint

52.9688, -7.52664 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1630
Knockecholler
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 38 C I
1630
Knockholer
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 38 C I
1655
Knockicoleary
DS
1655
Knockycoleare
DS Par. (Reeves)
1660c
Knockycoleare
BSD (La) Leathanach: 147
1685
Knockculer
Hib. Del.
1769
Crockecoller
CGn. Imleabhar: 272.291.174862
1838
Knockcooler
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockacollar
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockecholler, Knockholer
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Cnoc a' choilléir, 'hill of the quarry'
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockacoller
"Quarry hill" [dúch]
OD:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Glebe No. 1 in Knockacollar
BS:AL Leathanach: La046,31
1838
Cnoc a' cóilléir, 'hill of the quarry'
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,31
1838
Knockacoller etc.
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,31
1838
Knockacollar
BS:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockacoolar
Despard:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockycoleare
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: La047,11
1838
Knockaculeare
DS Map:AL Leathanach: La047,11
2004
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