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"Killarney", 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.

Church Records

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
				1834-1880	0926203
Killarney	Thomastown pt	1782-1833	0926202
				1834-1880	0926203

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Killarney	Killarney		155	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999

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