barony townland
Cill Chuairsí
genitive: Chill Chuairsí
validated name
(Irish)
Kilcoursey
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the church of Cuairsí
    Ceall Chuairsighe níba luaithe, .i. 'the church of Cuairseach'.
    Cuairseach — ainm pearsanta

  • English

    the church of Cuairsí
    Earlier form Ceall Chuairsighe, .i. 'the church of Cuairseach'.
    Cuairseach — personal name

Centrepoint

53.3435, -7.59522 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1415
i Cill Cuarsige
AConn. Leathanach: 426
1415
i cCill Cuairsighe
ARÉ Leathanach: IV, 822
1422
Belach Cille Cursige
AConn. Leathanach: 464
1567
Inche
F Leathanach: 1178
1567
Kilcorsy
F Leathanach: 1178
1573
Kylcosy
F Leathanach: 2211
1603
Kilcursey
CPR Leathanach: 33
1609
Killcoursie
CPR Leathanach: 152
1634
Killcoursye
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1639
Killcoursey
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 48 C I
1655-7
Killcoursie
DS
1655
Killcoursie
DS (P)
1659
Kilcoursey
Cen. Leathanach: 445
1660c
Killcoursie
RIA
BSD (UF)
1669
Killcoursey
ASE Leathanach: 192
1669
Killcoursie
ASE Leathanach: 196
1837
Kilcoursey
Barry, Rev. P.:AL
1837
Kilcoursey
BS:AL
1837
Killcoursey
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Kilcourcey
Larkin Map:AL
1837
Cill Cuairsighe (Annals 4 Masters), (forte Cill Cumhscraigh scriosta)
OD:AL
1837
Kilcoursey
S&V:AL
1838
Cill Chúrsaigh
O'Conor
LSO (UF) Leathanach: 49/135

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