Columbkille Par�iste Choluim Cille

"parish of St. Columbkille"

This parish is situated on Lough Gowna, in the barony of Granard. It contains 20,313 acres, including 1,747 acres of Lough Gowna and 55 acres of small loughs.

The parish of Columbkille got it's name from the church on Inch M�r, Lough Gamhna built by or dedicated to St. Columcille, who was the son of Feilmid who was grandson of Conal Gulban who was the youngest of the eight sons of Niall of the nine hostages. (McGiveney).