townland
Coillidh Lis
genitive: Choillidh Lis
validated name
(Irish)
Killyliss
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

54.0851, -6.99294 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Killalish
DS
1660c
Killalish
BSD (Mu) Leathanach: 105
1667
Killelisse
ASE Leathanach: 104
1669
Killalish
ASE Leathanach: 185
1772
Kilelish
Rel. Cen.
1777
Killylish
CGn. Leathanach: 314.255.216288
1782
Killalish
CGn. Leathanach: 346.213.231561
1793
Killylish
McCrea Map
1835
Killyliss
BS:AL
1835
cill a liosa, church of the fort
OD:AL

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