Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland. Here are From-Ireland.net’s records for Co. Galway.
ContentKILLENY, or KILLEANY; a parish, in the. barony of CLARE, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 2 miles (S.) from Headford, on the road to Lough Corrib ; containing 1572 inhabitants.
The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Tuam, forming part of the union of Kilkilvery : the tithes amount to £148. 4s. 2.75d.
In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish is part of the union or district of Headford (Kilkilvery civil parish); the chapel is a small thatched edifice.
There are two private schools, in which are about 90 children.