civil parish townland
Cill Éinne
genitive: Chill Éinne
non-validated name
(Irish)
Killeany
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

53.0519, -9.24519 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1577
nup’ monaster’ de Kyllany
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: I, 164
1659
Killneeny
Cen. Leathanach: 186
1660c
Killeny
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 491
1666
Killeny
ASE Leathanach: 47
1666
Killeny
ASE Leathanach: 88
1685
Killony
Hib. Del.
1787
Killany Ch.
Pelham (Cl)
1787
Killany Ph.
Pelham (Cl)
1787
Killeny
Pelham (Cl)
1808
Killaney [parish]
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 320
1839
Cill Éinne, 'St Eany church'
"See parish" [pl];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeany
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeeny
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeny
Pelham:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeny
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeny
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killenny
Inq. G. & M.:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
Killeyni
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15
1839
[Killeany]
"in the centre is a rocky pasturage where stands a pool of water or turlough in winter, and south of the turlough there is a grave yard & ruins of an old church called Tampul Killeeny" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl064,15

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