Kilconway

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Kilconway
Coill Chonmhaí[1] (Irish)
Location of Kilconway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Location of Kilconway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Northern Ireland
County Antrim

Kilconway (from Irish: Coill Uí Chonmhaí[2]) is a barony in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.[3] It is bordered by six other baronies: Dunluce Upper to the north; Glenarm Lower to the east; Antrim Lower to the south-east; Toome Lower to the south; Loughinsholin to the south-west; and Coleraine to the north-east.[3] Kilconway also formed part of the medieval territory known as the Route. Springmount Bog is located within the barony.[1]

History[edit]

Main article: The Route

List of settlements[edit]

Below is a list of settlements in Kilconway:[1]

Villages[edit]

Population centres[edit]

  • Clogh
  • Finvoy
  • Glarryford
  • Glenravel
  • Killagan
  • Loughguile (part in barony of Dunluce Upper)
  • Newtown Crommelin

List of civil parishes[edit]

Below is a list of civil parishes in Kilconway:[4][5]

  • Ballymoney (split with barony of Dunluce Upper)
  • Craigs (split with barony of Toome Lower)
  • Dunaghy
  • Finvoy
  • Grange of Dundermot
  • Killagan (split with barony of Dunluce Upper)
  • Loughguille (split with barony of Dunluce Upper)
  • Rasharkin
  • Newtown Crommelin

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kilconway". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kilconway, County Antrim". Place Names Northern Ireland. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  4. ^ PRONI Civil Parishes of County Antrim
  5. ^ Baronies and parishes of County Antrim