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Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland 1845


Killeany, Kilhenny, or Kilheny

A parish in the barony of Burren, 4 miles north by west of Kilfenora, Co. Clare, Munster. Length, southward, 3 miles; extreme breadth, 2; area, 3,306 acres, 3 roods, 8 perches. Pop., in 1831, 465; in 1841, 520. Houses 92. The greater part of the surface is moorish and waste. The chief hamlet bears the name of Toomaghera, and is the site of the Roman Catholic chapel. This parish is a rectory, and part of the benefice of KILCORNEY, in the dio. of Kilfenora. Tithe composition, 25. The Roman Catholic chapel has an attendance of 400; and, in the Roman Catholic parochial arrangement, is united to the chapel of Oughtnmanna. In 1834, the parishoners were all Roman Catholics.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland, 1845
Courtesy of Clare Local Studies Project

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