KILKERIL, or KILKEEL, a parish, in the barony of KNOCKTOPHER, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 1 ½ mile .(S.) from Knocktopher, on the road from Kilkenny to Waterford; containing 150 inhabitants, and 589 statute acres. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Knocktopher: the tithes amount to £25. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyhale.

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