Kildellig or Kildellygly, Queens County
KILDELLIG, or KILDELLYGLY, a parish, in the barony of UPPER OSSORY, QUEEN'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 3¾ miles (S. E. by S.) from Burros-in-Ossory, on the road from Mountrath to Rathdowney; containing 303 inhabitants. It comprises 1103 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act, and is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Rathdowney: the tithes amount to £57. 10. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Aghadoe. About 40 children are educated in a private school. A religious establishment existed here at an early period, the last mention of which is in 885, when the abbot was killed by the Danes.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Kildellig or Kildellygly from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis (Kildellig or Kildellygly)
Land and Property
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