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Headstone for Kielys of Knockatoor

Kielys of Lickeybeg

Cathy Kiely (nee White)


Tom Kiely


Bill Kiely


John Kiely



1911 Census record for House 3 Knockatoor

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In April 1911 this house as home to Michael (40) & Mary (37) and their 1 year old daughter Margaret. Patrick Lennon is listed as a 17 year old farm servant while Mary's brother, Terrance O'Brien, was also staying in the house at this time.

Sunday, 2 April, 1911

House 3 Murrays

An interesting 19th century house now in ruins. The homestead consists of a two storey farmhouse with attached servants dwelling, a carthouse and, unusually, a limekiln. A walled orchard is also present.


1901 Census Record for House 2 Knockatoor

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In March 1901 six Kielys lived in this house (James, Ellen, Thomas, Catherine, William & Margaret) along with two servants named Patrick Murphy & Bridget Mansfield.

Sunday, 31 March, 1901

House 2 Kielys

 Large farmhouse and yard probably built in the early 19th century. Refurbished in early 21st century.


1901 Census record for House 1 Knockatoor

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Home to Thomas (28), Ellen (23) and Michael Kiely (17) in March 1901.

Sunday, 31 March, 1901

House 1 Kielys

19th century farmhouse in ruins.


Lickeybeg/Knockatoor Homesteads

Deep in the Drum Hills, between Youghal and Dungarvan, Knockatoor townland sits on the southside of Carronadavderg.



The Mendicity Institution Transmission Books

The Mendicity Institution is one of Dublin's oldest charities, established in 1818.  During its life-span, it has always worked towards the relief of poverty in the city.