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KILCOOLY

"Kilcooly", a parish, in the barony of Slievardagh, county of Tipperary, and province of Munster, 5 miles (S.) from Johnstown; containing, with the town of New Birmingham, 3667 inhabitants. The parish comprises 9052 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Cashel, and in the patronage of the Crown. In the R. C. divisions the parish forms part of the union or district of Gurtnahoe, or Fennor, and has a chapel at New Birmingham. There is also a meeting house for Wesleyan Methodists. About 280 children are educated in two public schools. There are some ruins of the castle of Grange.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Note: A small part of the parish is located in the county of Kilkenny, next to the civil parish of Tubbridbritain, and the R.C. parish of Urlingford.

Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilcooly, diocese of Cashel. RC Parish: Gortnahoe.
Earliest Records: b. Sep 1805; m. Oct 1805.

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

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Kilcooly	Urlingford 	not available

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Kilcooly	Newtown     		328	Cashel   
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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