Kilrush, a parish, in the barony of Decies-without-Drum, union of Dungarvan, county of Waterford and province of Munster, 2 miles (N.W.) from Dungarvan; containing 723 inhabitants. It comprises of 1723 statute acres, and is nearly surrounded by the parish of Dungarvan. The living is a rectory and vicarage, in the diocese of Lismore, united to the rectories of Ballybacon and Kilmolash, together forming the union of Kilrush and the corps of the archdeaconry of Lismore, in the patronage of the Bishop: the tithe rent-charge of the parish is £114.4.8., and of the whole union £634. There is a glebe-house, with a glebe of 20 acres besides 30 acres belonging to the archdeaconry. Here are some interesting remains of the church, covered with ivy.