townland
Coill Eistire
genitive: Choill Eistire
(Irish)
Killestry
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

52.7951, -8.45445latitude, longitude
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Historical references

c.1600
Killester
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 49
1604
Killestry
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 1.45
1637
Killistrie
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 3.20
1646
Killestry
Inchiquin Leathanach: alt 1069, lch.349
1667
Killesterry
ASE Leathanach: 98:39
1685
Killester
Hib. Del.
1699
Killeshyer
Inchiquin Leathanach: lch. 545
1713
Killestry
CGn. Leathanach: 10.454.4131
1787
Killester
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Killester
AL
1839
Cill Eistire, Cill Aistire
church of the bell-ringer' OD
OD:AL
1839
Cill leastair, cill eistire
pl:AL

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