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Kilcurrish
(English)

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52.8808, -9.03504latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1577
Kilcrush
Teig mcDonill O'Griffy
F Leathanach: 3077
1585
kilcurrish
CBC Leathanach: 10
1585
killcurrish
CBC Leathanach: 15
1612
Killcrushe
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2, 58
1617
Killcurrish
Inchiquin Leathanach: 322, 1004
1660c
Killcurish
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 551
1839
Kilcurrish
Seneschal List:AL (Cl) Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Cill cuiris
"recte Cill Chrois" [pl]; "See Br. Page 13 Book 2" [pl, tagairt do "Kilcurrish Bridge", áit a bhfuil scríofa "a burying ground but no church" (pl)];
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Cill croise, 'church of the cross'
"Cill Cuiris recte Cill Croise, 'church of the cross'" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Kilcurrish
"recte Kilcross" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Kilcurrish or Killcross
["Tithe Book Date 1831"];
TAB:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
[Kilcurrish]
"A portion of its E. side is subject to winter floods. A small river passes through its centre called Ballygriffy River. There is in this townland the ruins of an old ecclesiastical building, the 2 side walls and 1 end standing. It was built about the 10th century by O'Churrish, son of the King of Leinster in th[..] days. It is called Kilcurrish church. It is celebrated for celestial music once every seven years. There is a fort called Lisskilcurr[.]sh fort. There is a hole called Poulapumpa. There is a bridge...Killcurrish Bridge" [Desc. Rem];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Kilcurrush
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl028,40
1839
Killcross?
The Church of Killcross lies in ruins in the Townland of that name... EC
LSO (Cl) Leathanach: I, 57/160
1992
ˌkilˈkɑrəʃ ˌkilˈkorəʃ(x2) ˌkilˈkurəʃ
Áit.

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