Information about Kilconickny

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill C'nuicne
Conicne's Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill C'nuicne
Kilconickny Boundary Sketch
Kilconickny Co. Record Book
Kilconnickny G. Jury Presentment Book
Kilconickny Inq. Temp. Jac 1
Kilconickny Larkin's Co. Map
The Parish belongs to the Diocese of [Unable to read.]. It is of an irregular form and nearly all arable, containing only a small portion of bog. It contains a large Demesne, but it contains about 24 Danish Forts, and old Castles, 1 old Church in ruins, a holy well, 6 ponds and several Trigl. stations.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 470 to page 477

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.