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KILLAHY - [Knocktopher]

"Killahy", a parish, in the barony of Knocktopher, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 6 miles (S.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Waterford to Kilkenny; containing 712 inhabitants, and comprising 2670 statute acres, It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Kilbeacon, or Rosinan; the rectory is impropriate in the Ladies Fitzpatrick. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union of Kilmacow. About 30 children are educated in a private school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Note: There is another Killahy parish in the barony of Crannagh, next to the civil parish of Tullaroan, and in the R.C. parish of Urlingford.

Church Records

Civil Parish: Killahy. RC Parish: Kilmacow, later Mullinavat.
Earliest Records: b. Jul 1858; m. Aug 1858.; d. Jun 1858.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Killahy 	Mullinavat 	1843-1880	0926201
Note: Mullinavat was created from northern Kilmacow R.C. parish.

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Killahy		Ballintober		261	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballinva North		101	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballinva South		36	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballyhimmin    		239	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballyknockbeg   	196	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballymorris		42	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballynacooley		158	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballynaraha North	38	Ossory    
Killahy		Ballynaraha South	181	Ossory    
Killahy		Curraghbehy		298	Ossory    
Killahy		Inchacarran       	118	Ossory    
Killahy		Killahy        		234	Ossory    
Killahy		Killeen			208	Ossory    
Killahy		Knockmore      		208	Ossory    
Killahy		Moneyhenry		121	Ossory    
Killahy		Redacres North		239	Ossory    
Killahy		Redacres South		116	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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