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"Kilkieran", or Kilkyran, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Kilkenny; containing 106 inhabitants. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rathcoole, with which the tithes are returned: the rectory is appropriate to the economy estate of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions it part of the union or district of Templeorum.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Kilkieran. RC Parish: Templeorum
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1803; m. Aug 1815; d. Sep 1803.

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Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Kilkieran       Cramersgrove or Grove   356     Ossory     
Kilkieran       Grove or Cramersgrove   356     Ossory     
Kilkieran       Kilkieran               749     Ossory     

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The civil parish of Kilkieran contained the following townlands.