townland
Cill Mhaighneann
genitive: Chill Mhaighneann
(Irish)
Kilmainham
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the church of Maighneann
    Maighneann — ainm pearsanta

    Tá cur síos ar an bprióireacht le fáil ar www.archaeology.ie. Tá láithreacha eaglasta eile den ainm céanna le fáil i gContae na Mí agus i gContae an Chabháin agus meastar gur ainmnigh na Spidiléirí iad as an mbun-Chill Mhaighneann i mBaile Átha Cliath. Díol spéise mar sin ainm an bhaile fearainn teorantaigh bf Baile an Ridire (#28668). Léirítear 1655 ‘manceland’ anseo ar léarscáil an Down Survey.

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:

    1. Ní heol dúinn stair an ainm The Rock SO (féach bf Coill na Ceasach (#28667)).
    2. Is ionann suíomh do Commons of Newchurch SO is don stráice talún 1655 ‘in controversie’ DS = 1660c ‘Land in controversy’ BSD idir seo agus bf Na Daingin (#28451).

Centrepoint

53.1127, -7.28071 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1549
Kylmaynam
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 98
1563
Kylmaynan
F Leathanach: 559
1563c
Kilmuynan
Cotton Map
1569
Kylmaynan
John Whitney, gent
F Leathanach: 1353
1571
Kilmaynan
F Leathanach: 1720
1614
Killmainaaw & Killene
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 4 J I
1615
Killmainnahan
CPR Leathanach: 283
1659
Kilmanum
Cen. Leathanach: 503
1660c
Mance Land in Kill-mamum
BSD (La) Leathanach: 113
1660c
Killmanum
BSD (La) Leathanach: 115
1660c
Killmanum
BSD (La) Leathanach: 115
1825
Kilmenam
TAB
1838
[Kilmainham]
"…to the southern end are the ruins of a friary and grave yard."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmainham
BS:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmainham Glebe
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmainham
CM:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmenum Glebe
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmanum
DS:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Cill Maighnein, 'St. Mainham's church'
OD:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Kilmainham
OC:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
1838
Killmainam
pl:AL Leathanach: LA007,14
2005
kilˈmeːnəm
Áit.

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