townland
Cill Rúisc
genitive: Chill Rúisc
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kilroosk
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • English

    church of (the) bark, bark-like surface

Centrepoint

54.3386, -8.18878latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Cill-Rúisc = Church of the moor or marsh. “There is another old churchyard and burial place in this parish (Killasnet) called Cill-Rúisc, which gives name to the townland of Kilroosk.” O’Donovan, Letters on Leitrim. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Ring-cairn. On top of Crocknagaple Hill (17). Earthwork (site). On a prominent hillock in an undulating landscape of reclaimed pasture (167). "
Nóta
"LSO: There is another old Church yard in this Parish called Cill Rúsc, which gives name to the Townland of Kilroosk and there is a third called Cill Mhi-Nórach (bhFionnabhrach); in what townland it lies, I could not ascertain. "
Nóta
1600idí
?Cuil Ruscach
Top. Frag. Leathanach: Iml. I, 1950, 65
1817
Kilroosk
Larkin
1835?
Killroosk
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 63 (59:16/2)
1835?
Kilroosky
TAB Leathanach: 59, 61 (59:16/2)
1836
Killroosk
BS:AL
1836
Kilroosk
Larkin (Li)
1836
Cil-rúisc
'a burying place so called'
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Kilrooske
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Kilroosk
Park:AL
1836
Killroosk
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Cill ruisc
"There is an old burying place in this townland." [pl]
pl:AL
1836
Cill rúisc
'church of the marsh'
OD:AL
1836
Kilroosk
OD:AL
2010
ˌkilˈruːsk
Áit.

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