All Lewis entries for Killeany


More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Galway


KILLENY, or KILLEANY, a parish, in the barony of CLARE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 2 miles (S.) from Headford, on the road to Lough Corrib ; containing 1572 inhabitants. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, forming part of the union of Kilkilvery : the tithes amount to £148. 4. 2-. In the R. C. divisions the parish is part of the union or district of Headford : the chapel is a small thatched edifice. There are two private schools, in which are about 90 children.

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