townland
Coillte Cathail
genitive: Choillte Chathail
(Irish)
Kiltycahill
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

54.268, -8.41088latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Kiltycahill
Kiltycahill (Sligo) Cahill's woods.
Joyce Leathanach: 432, Imleabhar: III
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1618
Killtecahill
CPR Leathanach: 407
1620
Kiltecahell
CPR Leathanach: 469a
1633–6
Coltecahel
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 181
1655–7
Coylte Cahell
DS
1660c
Coilte Cashell
BSD Leathanach: 95
1665c
Colticaghell
HMR Leathanach: 57
1665c
Colitcaghell
HMR Leathanach: 60
1685c
Coiltecahill
Hib. Del.
1748
Kilticahill
CGn. Leathanach: 128.568.88599
1749
Kelticahill
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 537
1819
Killtycoughal
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Kiltycoughal
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl009,28
1836
Kilticahill
Bar. Cess Bk.:AL
1836
Kiltycoughal
BM:AL
1836
Kiltycoughel
Clarke:AL
1836
Coiltecahill
Cooper Map:AL
1836
There are six forts. One on the eastern boundary near Colga Lough. The others in various parts of the townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Nalunagh & Coilete Cahell
DS Map:AL
1836
Nalunagh & Coille Cahell
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Killtycoughal
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Kiltycoughal
Local:AL
1836
Coilltighe Cathail “Cahill’s woods”
OD:AL
1836
Kiltycahill
OD:AL
1836
Coilltighe Cathail
pl:AL
1938
Coillte Cathail
Elphin PN Leathanach: 56

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