Information about Kilmore Village No. 6

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Kilmore Village No. 6
Irish Form of Name:
Coill Mór
great wood or alternatively large churchyard
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Kilmore Village No. 6
Killeymore Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Keilmore Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Kilmore Village No. 6 The Field Examiner(Boundary Sketch)
It is a small village containing a few scattered houses none of which are worth remarking.
This village is situated in the central part of the townland of Kilmore about 5 chains south of the trig. Station Kilmore.

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.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Kilmore Village No. 6 is in Cloonnacusha townland.