Ballymackey (Irish: Bhaile Uí Mhacaí) is a townland and a civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is located between Toomevara and Cloughjordan It is in the Dáil constituency of Offaly which incorporates 24 electoral divisions that were previously in the constituency of North Tipperary.
The Rt Rev. William Bennett Chester, DD, the 5th Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh  and author.
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, held the incumbency at Ballymackey before his elevation to the Episcopate in 1884.
Buildings of interest
Castle Willington is an 18th century Georgian style private residence with a 19th century towerhouse style extension. Located beside the Ollatrim River in the downland of Killowney Big. The building is listed as being of architectural and archaeological interest.
Townlands in the civil parish
- Killowney Big
- Killowney Little
- "Constituency Commission Report 2012 – Waterford – Tipperary – Laois – Offaly – Kildare area" (PDF). Constituency Commission. 14 July 2012.
- Handbook of British Chronology By Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E;Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996 ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
- Amongst others he wrote “Behold I come quickly” (George Herbert: Dublin, 1861); “The Christian Sacrifice” (ibid, 1873) and “Communion with God” (ibid, 1889) > British Library website accessed 19:32GMT 4 January 2011
- The Times, Saturday, Jan 19, 1884; pg. 5; Issue 31034; col E
- The New Bishop Of Killaloe
- The Bishop of Killaloe. The Belfast News-Letter (Belfast, Ireland), Tuesday, March 4, 1884; Issue 21411
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