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KILKIERAN

"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.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Kilkieran	Cramersgrove or Grove	356	Ossory    
Kilkieran	Grove or Cramersgrove	356	Ossory    
Kilkieran	Kilkieran     		749	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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