|Elevation||31 m (102 ft)|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
|Irish Grid Reference||R496730|
The population of Kilkishen at the 2006 Census was 443. Which was a rise from 324 at the 2002 Census. According to a report by Samuel lewis in 1837, the village had a population of 519 at that time.
Kilkishen National School is located in the village and according to their website has an enrollment of 108 students.
Kilkishen is in the civil parish of Clonlea and in the Catholic parish of O'Callaghans Mills. The first church at Kilkishen was probably built very early in the 19th century. It is mentioned in an 1811 report of a dispute that led to violence over who should sit nearest to the altar. Major renovation or reconstruction of the church of St Senan's was completed in 1865. The village also contains the ruins of Kilkishen Church (Church of Ireland), which was built in 1811 and repaired in 1834, but later abandoned. The outer structure is all that remains today.
Kilkishen GAA was a hurling team which is now defunct. The team won the Clare Senior Hurling Championship in 1923 and 1932 and were finalists in 1938. The village still has a junior level camogie club.
- Table 12 (contd.) Alphabetical list of Towns with their population, 2002 and 2006, p. 141 (p.12 in pdf)
- County Clare: A History and Topography 1837 by Samuel Lewis
- Kilkishen National School Information
- "O'Callaghan's Mills". Diocese of Killaloe. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- "O'Callaghan's Mills Churches". Diocese of Killaloe. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- "Kilkishen Church". Abandoned Ireland. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- GAA Info on Kilkishen
- Roll of Honour