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Outline Civil Parish Map of County Kilkenny

The outline of each Civil Parish in County Kilkenny is indicated on the map below.



The civil parishes of Abbeyleix, Graiguenamanagh, Grangesilvia, Kilmacahill, Powerstown, Rathaspick, Shankill, Ullard and Wells are in the Anglican Diocese of Leighlin. Kilcooly parish is in the Diocese of Cashel, while all other parishes are in the Diocese of Ossory. All parishes are within the Probate District of Kilkenny. For complete list of Civil Parishes, and the townlands contained in each please see Townland List. Information regarding the content and timeframe of civil parish records may be found at Civil Parish Records.

Civil Parishes are smaller than Catholic Parishes and the civil parish registers initially maintained by the Church of Ireland began to be recorded prior to those of the Catholic church and other denominations. Further information can be found at County Kilkenny Records.

Brief historical summaries of each parish may be found at GENUKI and are located at Kilkenny Parishes and Towns.

For a brief description of parishes, townlands, baronies, etc., refer to Administrative Divisions of County Kilkenny.

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