Killeigh Parish in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin,
- a parish reaching back through history to the coming of Christianity to Ireland.
Fr. John Stapleton,
Ph/Fax:- 057 9344161
Msgr. Tom Coonan,
Ph/Fax:- 057 9343517
Killeigh Parish Office,
Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Ph / Fax:- 057 9344161
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KILLEIGH PARISH has five villages:- Killurin, Geashill, Ballinagar, Cloneygowan, & Killeigh.
The name KILLEIGH is thus explained:- Cill Achaidh, Church of the Field;
Earlier:- Acha Droma Fada, the field of the long ridge
Killeigh Parish lies in the shadow of the Sliabh Bloom Mountains. Geographically it is the biggest parish in the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin, and the second biggest in the country.
This parish can trace its history back to the coming of Christianity to Ireland.