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Kilmoganny

Kilmoganny

Village in Leinster, Ireland

Kilmoganny (officially Kilmaganny; Irish: Cill Mogeanna, meaning 'Church of Saint Mogeanna'[2][3]) is a small village in the County Kilkenny in the south-east of Ireland. Saint Mogeanna was an Irish virgin whose feast day in the Irish Calendar of Saints is 29 January.[3]

It is home to a primary school, post office, pub, 2 churches and a GAA field.

Kilmoganny is in the Diocese of Ossory, in the civil parish of Kilmaganny.[2] St. Eoghan's Catholic church is in the parish of Dunnamaggin.[4] St. Matthew's Church of Ireland church is in Kells parish.[5]

As of the 2016 census, Kilmoganny had a population of 245.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Kilmoganny". Census 2016. CSO. April 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Cill Mogeanna/Kilmaganny (town) Kilkenny". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Kilmaganny: more information". Placenames Database of Ireland. p. 12. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Dunamaggan". Parish Details. Ossory Diocese. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Kells". Dioceses & Parishes. Church of Ireland. Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012.


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