KILMODUM, a parish, in the barony of GOWRAN, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 2 miles (S.) from Castlecomer, on the river Dinin and the road to Kilkenny ; containing 900 inhabitants. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Dunmore ; the rectory is impropriate in the corporation of Kilkenny. The tithes amount to £210, of which £140 is payable to the impropriators, and £70 to the vicar. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of St. John's. There are two private schools, in which are about 80 children.