Tulach Ruáin

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°40′00″N 7°26′00″W / 52.666667°N 7.433333°W / 52.666667; -7.433333Coordinates: 52°40′00″N 7°26′00″W / 52.666667°N 7.433333°W / 52.666667; -7.433333
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Kilkenny
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Website www.kilkennycoco.ie/eng/

Tullaroan (Irish: Tulach Ruáin, meaning "Rowan's hill") is a village on the west side of County Kilkenny in the Slieveardagh Hills near the Tipperary border. Tullaroan is also the name of the local civil parish.


Tullaroan GAA are the most successful Gaelic Athletic Association clubs in County Kilkenny, having won the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship title twenty times in 1887, 1889, 1895, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1911, 1915, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1948, 1958 and 1994. Tullaroan have also been finalists on eleven occasions 1905, 1906, 1913, 1916, 1936, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1954 and 1992.


The most common surnames in Tullaroan in 1849-50 were Grace, Maher, Kelly, Walsh, Dunne, Connors, Dowling, Kavanagh, Fogarty and Comerford.[1]


Civil parishes adjoining Tullaroan parish include Ballingarry (Slieveardagh) in County Tipperary and in County Kilkenny Ballinamara, Ballycallan, Ballylarkin, Killahy (Crannagh), Kilmanagh, Tubbridbritain. [1]

See also


  1. 1 2 Tullaroan - Irish Times, Irish Ancestors.
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