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