"Graney", a village, in the parish of Kilmacow, barony of Iverk, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 2 miles (N. W.) from Waterford, on the road to Clonmel; containing 12 houses and 77 inhabitants. Fairs are held here on Jan. 6th, April 12, May 14th, Sept. 4th, and Dec. 11th.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]