This townland is probably the Knockroe mentioned in references to a monster meeting held by Daniel O'Connell in September 1845, on which occasion he stayed in Turtulla House
- "Civil Parishes". irelandgenweb.com. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
- Patrick Ryan, Archbishop Patrick John Ryan His Life and Times: Ireland - St. Louis - Philadelphia 1831-1911, ISBN 1438998228 (2010), page 57.