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a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of
Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (S. W.) from Gowran; containing
581 inhabitants, and 3830 statute acres. It is a rectory, in the diocese of
Ossory, entirely appropriate to the economy estate of the cathedral of
St. Canice, Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or
district of Thomastown, and contains a chapel and a school. Here are the
ruins of a castle, said to have been formerly occupied by the Grace family.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Also see the village of Bennetts-Bridge.
Civil Parish: Killarney. RC Parish: Thomastown, part Tullaherin.
Earliest Records: b. Jun 1782; m. Jan 1786.
Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC
parish parish period number
Killarney Tullaherin pt 1782-1833 0926202
Killarney Thomastown pt 1782-1833 0926202
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999
Parish Townland Acres Diocese
Killarney Killarney 155 Ossory
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