"Dunnamaggan", or Donemagan, a parish, in the barony of Kells, in the county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Callan, on the King's river; containing 1162 inhabitants. It comprises 347 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act; and is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher. In the R. C. divisions it is the head of a district, which also comprises the parishes of Kilree, Ballytobin, and Kilmoganny, and part of Kells; and contains the chapels of Donemagan and Kilmoganny. About 155 children are educated in two private schools, and a Sunday school is held in the R. C. chapel.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Dunnamaggan. RC Parish: Dunnamaggan.
Dunnamaggan - Earliest Records: b. Sep 1826; m. Oct 1826.
Aghaviller - Earliest Record: b. Oct 1847; m. Feb 1848.
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Civil Roman Catholic Time FHLC parish parish period number Dunnamaggan Dunnamaggan not available Aghaviller pt not available Note: Part of the parish was later included in the R. C. parish of Aghaviller.
The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
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Townlands (1851)Parish Townland Acres Diocese Dunnamaggan Ballintee 348 Ossory Dunnamaggan Baunatillaun 14 Ossory Dunnamaggan Bawnhubbamaddereen 77 Ossory Dunnamaggan Baysrath 222 Ossory Dunnamaggan Baysrath 4 Ossory Dunnamaggan Danganmore 375 Ossory Dunnamaggan Dunnamaggan East 212 Ossory Dunnamaggan Dunnamaggan West 293 Ossory Dunnamaggan Killindra 25 Ossory Dunnamaggan Lackendragaun 285 Ossory Dunnamaggan Loughbeg 30 Ossory Dunnamaggan Loughsollish 239 Ossory Dunnamaggan Moanmore 386 Ossory Dunnamaggan Monachunna 107 Ossory Dunnamaggan Monadubbaun 155 Ossory Dunnamaggan Newtown 189 Ossory Dunnamaggan Raheen 175 Ossory Dunnamaggan Tuitestown 173 Ossory Dunnamaggan Tuitestown Little 61 Ossory Dunnamaggan Vinesgrove 173 Ossory
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