Information about Killeroran

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cill Ódhrain
Roran's church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cill Rorain, Roran's church
Puraiste Chillorane
Killeroran (parish of)
Paraiste Chillorane
Roran's Parish
Killeroran By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Killereran Carlisle
Killeroran Co. Alphabet List
Killeroran Denis H. Kelly, Esqr.
Killeroran Francis Madden, Esq.
Kiloran Grand Jury Pamphlets
Killararan or Kilararan H.C.P.R.
Kileroran Honble. Gonville Ffrench
Killeroran Honble. Martin Ffrench
Kiloran Inq. Temp. Car. I
Killoran Inq. Temp. Car. II
Killoran Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Killarorin Inq. Temp. Iac. I
Killeroran John Cheevers, Esq.
Killroran Larkin's Co. Map
Kilroran Revd. Francis Irwin
Killeroran Steward's Top. [Unable to read.]ib.
This parish contains a [Unable to read] 1/3 of which is bog and the remainder arable and pasture. It contains 4 Demesnes:- Castlekelly, Riversdale, Ballinlass and Carraghboy.
Is situated in an Eastern part of the County Galway. Bounded on S. East by Loughboy parish. On the South by the parish of Ahascragh in the Barony of Killian. Kilconnel and Cloonmacnown and by the parish of Killosolan in the Baronies of Tiaquin and Kilconnel. On the West by the parish of (continued in page 43).
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 110 to page 112

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.