"Kilcoan", a parish, in the barony of Ida, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster; containing 441 inhabitants, 2075 statute acres. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, episcopally united in 1779 to Kilbride, and in the patronage of the Bishop. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Slieruagh.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilcoan. RC Parish: Slieverue
Earliest Records: b. Nov 1766; m. Feb 1766; d. Dec 1766.

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 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Kilcoan         Glenmore        not available 
Note: Glenmore was created from northern Slieverue R.C. parish. 

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilcoan         Ballybraghy             160     Ossory     
Kilcoan         Ballyvoulera or Moulerstown 323 Ossory     
Kilcoan         Ballywairy              160     Ossory     
Kilcoan         Cappagh                 161     Ossory     
Kilcoan         Flemingstown            195     Ossory     
Kilcoan         Moulerstown or Ballyvoulera 323 Ossory     
Kilcoan         Rickardsland North      45      Ossory     
Kilcoan         Rickardsland South      42      Ossory     
Kilcoan         Weatherstown            493     Ossory     

The civil parish of Kilcoan contained the following townlands.