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LISDOWNEY

"Lisdowney", a village, in the parish of Aharney, barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S.) from Durrow, on the road to Kilkenny; containing 28 houses and 162 inhabitants. It is situated on the confines of Queen's county, and contains the chapel giving name to the R.C. union or district [of Lisdowney], which latter comprises the [civil] parishes of Aharney, Sheffin, Balleen, and Coolcashin, and parts of Rathbeagh and Grange.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Aharney. RC Parish: Lisdowney.
Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

 Civil           Roman Catholic          Time            FHLC
 parish           parish                   period           number
 Aharney         Lisdowney               1771-1880       0926199
 

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish               Townland                Acres   Diocese
 Aharney         Lisdowney               1755    Ossory