"Kilkieran", or Kilkyran, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Kilkenny; containing 106 inhabitants. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rathcoole, with which the tithes are returned: the rectory is appropriate to the economy estate of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny. In the R. C. divisions it part of the union or district of Templeorum.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Civil Parish: Kilkieran. RC Parish: Templeorum
Earliest Records: b. Oct 1803; m. Aug 1815; d. Sep 1803.
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 Kilkieran Cramersgrove or Grove 356 Ossory Kilkieran Grove or Cramersgrove 356 Ossory Kilkieran Kilkieran 749 Ossory
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