townland
Coill an Ó
genitive: Choill an Ó
validated name
(Irish)
Wood of O
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.3003, -7.42057latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1550
Noy wodd of
Offaly Survey
1612
silva vocat' Oe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 J I
1639
One, wood called
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 44 C I
1659
O Kilclonfarte
Cen. Leathanach: 435
1837
Wood of O
BS:AL
1837
The Owe
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Wood of O
Cox Map 1748:AL
1837
The O' is a corruption of O'Phaley. It was formerly called the wood of O'Phaley from its being in the possession of that sept.
Desc. Rem.:AL
1837
Eo-choill
OD:AL
1837
The Owe
S&V:AL

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