KILKEASY, a parish, in the barony of KNOCKTOPHER, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 2 ¾ miles (S.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Thomastown to Waterford; containing 612 inhabitants, and 5292 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher: the tithes amount to £185. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Bally-hale. About 70 children are educated in a private school, and there is also a Sunday school.

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