Killurin Church of Ireland Cemetery

Location
Killurin, County Wexford, Y2 Ireland
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Killurin is a village in County Wexford, Ireland on the R730 regional road. Sited along the banks of the River Slaney, it is approximately 7 miles north-west of Wexford town
From Wexford take the Heritage Park Road situated on the N11 in Ferrycarrig. Continue along the river until you turn under the railway bridge. Turn right immediately for Glynn and Killurin. Continue on this road for approximately 8km. The church is situated at the end of a cul de sac. A sign is situated on the right side top of the lane. A service station is situated .5km past the church.
From New Ross take the Wexford Road for approximately 18km. At Larkin's Cross (you will see a sign for Mother Hubbards on the left and the service station on the right) turn left. Continue on this road until you see a railway bridge ahead. Turn left before the railway bridge and follow the direction as for above.
The church that stands in Killurin today was built in 1785 on the site of a previous Church. In 1776 Killurin, Whitechurchglyn, Chapel Curraglyn and Kilbrideglyn were united by Act of Council. In 1876 Killurin was united with Kilpatrick, and both were united to Ardcolm in 1922. In 2001 the Church was temporarily closed for major repairs to roof and walls costing €70,000 and was re-consecrated by Bishop John Neil in 2002.
Wexford Union Heritage Office offers a genealogical search facility for a variety of records relating to all Parishes within the geographical boundaries of the Union.

GPS Coordinates: 52.38076, -6.57292

  • Added: 1 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2287904