The Name (as per O.S.I. Map):
Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):
Meaning of the Name:
Ainm as Gaeilge: Meaning in English:
Cill Curnáin St. Cornan’s Church Part of
Mira Graige (Vestry book 1826)
Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995
Kilcornan – Cill Cornan – The Church of Cornan.
Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is the property of Mr. Clarke, three-quarters of this townland is cultivated, the remainder is bog. There stands a tuck mill near the western extremity. It is bounded on the north-east by Graigabbey South, Barony of Tiaquin.
Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is situated one-quarter mile north-east of Athenry, bounded on the north by Cahertubber West and Graigabbey South, on the east by Gloves Middle in Athenry parish, on the south by Poulaghappul and on the west by Caheroyan in Athenry parish.
1821 Census Data of the area including
Tithe Applotment Book Data (18 ):
1839 O.S.I. Map
Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):
416 Acres; 1 Roods; 26 Square Perches
1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:
O.S.I. Map (19 ) Showing Archaeological Sites:
1901 Census Data:
1911 Census Data:
1924-Names on Voters Lists for national Elections (Galway Co. Co.)
2005 Google Map
Villages within the Townland
Famous People of the Townland
2011 Census Population Data (D.E.D._______________________ )
Names of Children from National School Register
Kilcornan: The name comes from Culcornan or the back end of Curran’s territory.