KILWHELAN, or KILPHELAN, a parish, in the barony of CONDONS and CLONGIBBONS, county of CORK, and province of MUNSTER, 1 ½ mile (S.) from Mitchelstown, near the road to Kilworth; containing .343 inhabitants. For all civil and ecclesiastical purposes it has merged into the parish of Brigown. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Cloyne, entirely impropriate in William Norcott, Esq.

In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Mitchelstown.

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