KNIGH, a parish, in the barony of LOWER ORMOND, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, 2 ¾ miles (N.) from Nenagh, near the river Shannon, containing 1447 inhabitants. Riverview is the seat of J. Tuthill, Esq., and Ballyhenny, of J. Maher, Esq. It is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Killaloe, forming part of the union of Nenagh: the tithes amount to £286. 3. 1. There are some remains of the church covered with ivy, and of the castle of Knigh, near which is a fine limestone quarry.

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