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Parishes and Church Records

Tables below taken from "Irish Records: Sources for family and local history", James G. Ryan (ed.) Flyleaf Press, 1997.
Reproduced by the kind permission of Flyleaf Press.


Church of Ireland Parishes, also called Civil Parishes (Shows starting date of records)
Parish: Ballyvaughan
(see Rathbourney)
Parish: Clare Abbey
Existing Records: m. 1845-1901
Status: RCBL
Parish:Clare
(see Clare Abbey)
Parish: Clondegad
Existing Records: m. 1845-1885; d. 1882-1915
Status: RCBL
Parish: Clonlea
Existing Records: b. 1879-1945; m. 1845-1946; d. 1877-1951
Status: RCBL
Parish:Drumcliff
Existing Records: b. 1744; m. 1744; d. 1744
Missing Dates: b. 1749-84; m. 1749-84 d. 1749-84
Status: LC and NA
Parish: Feakle
Existing Records: b. 1878-1899; m. 1845-1903; d. 1879-1893
Status: RCBL
Parish: Kildysart
Existing Records: b. 1881-1920; m. 1847-1918; d. 1882-1915
Status: RCBL
Parish: Kilfarboy
Existing Records: m. 1845-1957
Status: RCBL
Parish:Kilfenora
Existing Records: m. 1853-1918
Status: RCBL
Parish: Kilfiddane
(see Kilmurry)
Parish: Kilfieragh
(also see Kilrush)
Existing Records: b. 1842; m. 1843; d. 1843
Status: NA
Parish: Kilfinaghty
Existing Records: m. 1862-1939
Status: RCBL
Parish: Kilfintinan
(no records)
Parish: Kilkeedy
Status: Lost
Parish: Killaloe
Existing Records: b. 1679;
m. 1672; d. 1783
Status: LC & NA
Parish: Killard
Existing Records: m. 1848-1933
Status: RCBL
Parish: Killinaboy
Status: Lost
Parish: Killonaghan
(see Rathbourney)
Parish: Kilmaley
Status: Lost
Parish: Kilmanaheen
Existing Records:
b. 1886-1972; m. 1845-1920
Status: RCBL
Parish: Kilmurry
Existing Records:
b. 1889-1918; m. 1845-1905; d. 1892-1954
Status: RCBL
Parish:Kilnasoolagh
(Newmarket)

Existing Records:
b. 1731; m. 1731;
d. 1731
Status: LC & NA
Parish: Kilrush
Existing Records: Volume 1 contains some loose leaves of entries back to 1741; b. 1773; m. 1773; d. 1776
Status: LC & NA
Parish: Kilseily
Status: Lost
Parish: Kiltinanlea
Status: Lost
Parish: Newquay
Status: Lost
Parish: O'Briensbridge
Status: Lost
Parish: Ogonneloe
Existing Records: b. 1807; m. 1807; d. 1836
Status: LC & NA
Parish: Quin
Existing Records: b. 1907-1954; m. 1845-1915; d. 1906-1927
Status: RCBL
Parish: Rathbourney
Existing Records: b. 1875-1918; m. 1845-1938
Status: RCBL
Parish: Scarriff
(see Tomgraney)
Parish: Sixmilebridge
(see Kilfinaghty)
Parish: Tomgraney
Existing Records: m. 1848-1938
Status: RCBL
Parish: Tulloh (Tulla)
Existing Records: b. 1881-1946; m. 1845-1947; d.1881-1969
Status: RCBL
 
NA: National Archives
LC: Local Church
RCBL : Representative Church Body Library, Dublin

b: baptism
m:
marriage
d: death

External Link: Map showing Clare Roman Catholic Parishes and status of church records

Roman Catholic Parishes
Civil Parish: Abbey
RC Parish: see Oughtmanna
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: Bunratty
RC Parish: Newmarket, see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Carron
RC Parish: Carron
Diocese: KF
Earliest Record: b. 10.1853; m. 11.1856
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Carron, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Clareabbey
RC Parish: Clareabbey
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 12.1853; m. 1.1854
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Clarecastle, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Clondagad
RC Parish: Clondagad
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 10.1846; m. 11.1846
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Ballynacally, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Clonlea
RC Parish: see Killuran
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Clonloghan
RC Parish: Newmarket,
see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Clonrush
RC Parish: Clonrush
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 7.1846; m. 1.1846
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Mountshannon, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Clooney (1) (near Rath)
RC Parish: Ennistymon, see Kilmanaheen
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: Clooney (2) (near Tulla)
RC Parish: see Quin
Civil Parish: Doora
RC Parish: Doora
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record:b. 3.1821; m. 1.1823
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Barefield, Ennis, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Drumcliff
RC Parish: Ennis
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 3.1841; m. 4.1837
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Cathedral Presbytery, Ennis Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Drumcreehy
RC Parish: Glanaragh
Diocese: KF
Earliest Record: b. 9.1854
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Drumline
RC Parish: Newmarket, see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Dysert
RC Parish: Dysert and Ruan
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 8.1845; m. 7.1846
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Dysart, Corofin, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Feakle (1)
RC Parish: Feakle Lower;
also Killanena, see below
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 4.1860; m. 9.1860
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Feakle, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Feakle (2)
RC Parish: Killanena (Caher Feakle)
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1842; m. 1.1842
Missing Dates: m. 2.1861-11.1862
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Killanena, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Feenagh
RC Parish: Six-Mile-Bridge, see Kilfinaghta
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Gleninagh
RC Parish: Glanaragh, see Drumcreehy
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: Inagh
RC Parish: Inagh
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1850; m. 4.1850
Missing Dates: m. 7.1865-9.1865
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Inagh, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Inishcronan
RC Parish: Crusheen
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1860
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Crusheen, Ennis, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Inishcaltra
RC Parish: see Clonrush
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Kilballyowen
RC Parish: Cross or Kilballyowen
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1878; m. 3.1878
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Cross, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilchreest
RC Parish: Clondegad, see Clondagad
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Kilconry
RC Parish: Newmarket, see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese: KL
Civil Parish: Kilcorney
RC Parish: see Carron
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: Kilfarboy
RC Parish: Milltown Malbay
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 11.1831; m. 11.1856
Missing Dates: m. 12.1858-2.1859
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilfearagh
RC Parish: Kilkee
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 3.1869
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilkee, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilfenora
RC Parish: Kilfenora
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 6.1836; m. 12.1865
Missing Dates: b. 5.1847-9.1854
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilfenora, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilfiddane
RC Parish: Kilfidane
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 8.1868; m. 1.1869
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Cranny, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilfinaghta
RC Parish: Six-Mile-Bridge
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 12.1828; m. 1.1829
Missing Dates: b. 8.1839-12.1839; m. 8.1839-5.1904, 12.1864-2.1865
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Six-Mile-Bridge, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilfintinan
RC Parish: Cratloe
Diocese:LK
Earliest Record: b. 11.1802; m. 1.1822
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Cratloe, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilkeedy
RC Parish: Kilkeedy
Diocese: KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1833; m. 2.1871
Missing Dates: b. 1866-1870
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Tubber, Gort, Co. Galway
Civil Parish: Killadysert
RC Parish: Kildysert
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 7.1829; m. 1.1867
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kildysert, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Killaloe
RC Parish: Killaloe
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 5.1828; m. 2.1829
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Killaloe, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Killard
RC Parish: Kilkee, see Kilfearagh
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Killaspuglonane
RC Parish: Liscannor, see Kilmacrehy
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Killeany
RC Parish: Kileany, Killymoon, and Killileagh
Diocese:KF
Earliest Record: b. 6.1854; m. 1.1860
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Killeely (see also Co. Limerick)
RC Parish: Parteen and Meelick
Diocese: LK
Earliest Record: b. 9.1831; m. 7.1814
Missing Dates: m. 12.1819-2.1821; 1.1836-2.1847
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Parteen Co. Limerick
Civil Parish: Killilagh
RC Parish: Killeany
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Killimer
RC Parish: Killimer
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1859; m. 2.1859
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Knockerra, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Killinaboy
RC Parish: Corofin
Diocese: LK
Earliest Record: b. 4.1819; m. 1.1818
Missing Dates: b. 1.1837; m. 2.1844-1.1859
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Corofin, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Killofin
RC Parish: Kilmurry, see Kilmurryclonderlaw
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Killokennedy
RC Parish: part Broadford, see Kilseily; part Doonass see Kiltenanlea
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Killonaghan
RC Parish: Glanaragh, see Drumcreehy
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Killone
RC Parish: Killone, see Clareabbey for earlier records
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1863; m. 2.1863
Civil Parish: Killuran
RC Parish: O'Callaghan's Mills
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b.1.1835; m. 1.1835
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, O'Callaghan's Mills, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmacduane
RC Parish: Kilmacduane
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1854; m. 5.1853
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Cooraclare, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmacrehy
RC Parish: Liscannor
Diocese:KF
Earliest Record: b. 6.1843; m. 2.1866
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Liscannor, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmaleery
RC Parish: Newmarket, see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Kilmaley
RC Parish: Inch and Kilmaley
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 9.1828
Missing Dates: b. ends 2.1873
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Airfield, Inch, Ennis, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmanaheen
RC Parish: Ennistymon
Diocese:KF
Earliest Record: b. 1.1870
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmihil
RC Parish: Kilmihil
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 3.1849; m. 1.1849
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilmihil, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmoon
RC Parish: see Killeany
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Kilmurryclonderlaw
RC Parish: Kilmurry (or Kilmurry McMahon)
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 11.1845; m. 9.1837; d. 11.1844
Missing Dates: d. ends 4.1848
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilmurray, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmurryibrickane
RC Parish: Kilmurryibrickane
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 4.1839; m. 9.1855
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Mullagh, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilmurrynegaul
RC Parish: Six-Mile-Bridge, see Kilfinaghta
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Kilnamona
RC Parish: see Inagh
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Kilnasoolagh
RC Parish: Newmarket
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b.4.1828; m. 1.1828
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilnoe
RC Parish: Kilnoe
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 11.1832; m. 11.1832
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Bodyke, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilraghtis
RC Parish: Kilraghtis, see Doora
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Kilrush
RC Parish: Kilrush
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 8.1827; m. 1.1829
Missing Dates: b. 12.1831-1.1833
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilseily
RC Parish: Broadford
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1844; m. 2.1844
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Broadford, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kilshanny
RC Parish: Kilshanny
Diocese:KF
Earliest Record: b. 6.1854; m. 1.1860
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Kilshanny, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kiltenanlea
RC Parish: Doonass and Trugh
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 7.1851; m. 9.1851
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Clonara, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Kiltoraght
RC Parish: see Kilfenora
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: Moyarta
RC Parish: Carrigaholt (Moyarta)
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 2.1853; m. 1.1852
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Carrigaholt, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Moynoe
RC Parish: Scarriff and Moynoe
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 5.1852; m. 11.1852
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Scarriff, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Noughaval
RC Parish: see Carron
Diocese: KF
Civil Parish: O'Briens-Bridge
RC Parish: see Kiltenanlea
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Ogonnelloe
RC Parish: Ogonnelloe
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 3.1832; m. 2.1857
Missing Dates:b. ends 2.1869; m. ends 2.1869
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Ballyheafey, Killaloe, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Oughtmanna
RC Parish: New Quay, see Carron
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Quin
RC Parish: Quin
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1816; m. 1.1833
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Quin, Co. Clare
Civil Parish: Rath
RC Parish: part Glanaragh, see Drumcreehy; part Corofin, see Killinaboy
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Rathborney
RC Parish: Glanaragh, see Drumcreehy
Diocese:KF
Civil Parish: Ruan
RC Parish: see Dysert
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: St. Munchin's
RC Parish: see Co. Limerick
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: St. Patrick's (see also Co. Limerick)
RC Parish: Parteen, see Killeely
Diocese:LK
Civil Parish: Templemaley
RC Parish: see Doora
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Tomfinlough
RC Parish: Newmarket, see Kilnasoolagh
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Tomgraney
RC Parish: Tomgraney, see Kilnoe
Diocese:KL
Civil Parish: Tulla
RC Parish: Tulla
Diocese:KL
Earliest Record: b. 1.1819; m. 1.1819
Parish Address: The Parish Priest, Tulla, Co. Clare
   

KF
= Kilfenora Diocese
KL=Killaloe Diocese

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