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Killean

Killean comes from the Gaelic ‘Cill’ meaning Church and ‘Eoin’ meaning John.  For information on the Medieval Chapel of St John and burial ground click here.  The township of Killean has several ruined houses, barns and enclosures spread across a large valley.  There is also a substantial sheep fank which consists of a large holding pen and three separating pens.

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Panorama from the North   Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

Panorama from the North          Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

Panorama from the south     Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

Panorama from the South          Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

 

Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

Courtesy of Anita Tunstall

 Grid Reference NM 714 291