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Killaloo, County Derry

Origin

Ir. Coill an Lao [kill a lee] ‘wood of the calf’ [Kille Loy 1613].

Background

3km NW of Claudy

par: Cumber Lower bar: Tirkeeran

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 87;

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Kille Loy1613Lond. Comp. Valuation 310
Killeloy1622Phillips MSS (Maps) 162
Killaloy1654Civ. Surv. iii 235
Killaloo1814Sampson (Munn) 111
~Cill Dhalua ""Dalua''s church""1827J O'D (OSNB) 93 C15
~Coill a Lo ""the wet wood""1827OSNB Inf. 93 C15
~Gill-a-luan ""The temple of the moon"" (Keane)1834Munn's Notes 111,263.372
~Cill-Dha-Lua ""St. Dalua''s church""1869Joyce iii 408
~Cill-a-lua ""The Church of the water""1925Munn's Notes 111
~Cill-a-lub ""The Church of the loop, or bend""1925Munn's Notes 111
~Cill-dhalua ""St Dalua''s Church1925Munn's Notes 111
~Coill an Lao1989GÉ 236
~Coill an Lao ""wood of the calf""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 87
Barony
Tirkeeran
Parish
Cumber Lower
Parish in 1851
Cumber Lower
Townland
None
Place name ID
857
Place name type
T