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KILLAHY - [Cranagh]

"Killahy", or Killaghy, a parish, in the barony of Cranagh, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 miles (S. W.) from Freshford: the population is included in the return for Tullaroan. This parish comprises 1564 statute acres: it is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, entirely impropriate in J. Butler Stopford, Esq. An abbey is supposed to have been founded here in 548. Near the old church are some remains of the house or castle of Killaghy, belonging to a branch of the Grace family. [In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Urlingford.] school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Note: There is another Killahy parish in the barony of Knocktopher, next to the civil parish of Kilbeacon, and in the R.C. parish of Mullinavat (formerly part of Kilmacow R.C. parish).

Church Records

Civil Parish: Killahy. RC Parish: Urlingford. (part Freshford?)
Earliest Records: b. May 1805; m. May 1805.

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

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

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish               Townland                Acres   Diocese
 Killahy         Blackbotttom            117     Ossory    
 Killahy         Coldharbour             222     Ossory    
 Killahy         Greenhill               258     Ossory    
 Killahy         Hillend                 139     Ossory    
 Killahy         Killahy                 464     Ossory    
 Killahy         Lughinny                382     Ossory