"Dysartmoon", Dysertmore, or Desertmoon, a parish, in the barony of Ida, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 4 miles (S.) from Innistoge, on the river Nore; containing 1764 inhabitants. It comprises 5773 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rossbercon; the rectory is impropriate in corporation of Waterford. In the R. C. divisions also this parish is part of the union or district of Rossbercon. About 100 children are educated in two private schools; there is also a Sunday school.

[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]


Church Records

Civil Parish: Dysartmoon. RC Parish: Rosbercon.
Earliest Records: b. Apr 1817; m. Jan 1835.

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

 Civil           Roman Catholic  Time            FHLC 
parish           parish           period           number 
Dysartmoon      Rosbercon       not available 

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The transcription of the section for this parish from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
 Parish         Townland                Acres   Diocese 
Dysartmoon      Ballyconnaught          204     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballyfoile Lower        113     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballyfoile Upper        207     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballykenna              586     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballyknock              457     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballyneale              167     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Ballyreddy              316     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Brownsford              871     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Brownstown              655     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Cooleen                 317     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Curraghlane             343     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Glenballyvally          449     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Glentiroe               189     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Kilbraghan              288     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Newgrove                409     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Slievecarragh           262     Ossory     
Dysartmoon      Tullagher               367     Ossory     


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