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"Kilkeril", or Kilkeel,
a parish, in the barony of Knocktopher,
county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 1/2 miles (S.) from
Knocktopher, on the road from Kilkenny to Waterford; containing 150
inhabitants, and 589 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the
diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R. C.
divisions it part of the union or district of Ballyhale.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 17 Apr 1999
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