Civil Parish Map of County Kilkenny
Also see an Outline Map of Civil Parishes.
The location of each Civil Parish in County Kilkenny is roughly indicated
on the map above. The parishes of Abbeyleix, Graiguenamanagh, Grangesilvia,
Kilmacahill, Powerstown, Rathaspick, Shankill, Ullard and Wells are in the
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 a more detailed map, see the Outline Map
of Civil Parishes in County Kilkenny.
This site also maintains an alpabetical listing of
Civil Parishes showing the dates of the earliest
records for a minority of the parishes. 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 and other churches. Information regarding the content
and timeframe of parish records can be found at the
For a list of the Administrative Divisions of County Kilkenny, please
refer to this page.
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