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Location in Ireland
Slieverue, officially Slieveroe (Irish: Sliabh Rua, meaning "red mountain"), is a village in South County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland. It is also a parish in Ossory. Despite the name, the land is relatively low-lying and fertile. Slieverue is listed as a census town in the 2002 census.
There are sixteen townlands situated in the parish of Slieverue.
A prominent local hill, known as Carriganurra, features a large concrete cross at its summit. This cross was erected by local residents in 1950 to celebrate the Holy Year.
- Drumdowney - The church was built in honour of Saint Patrick after he had visited the area.
- Kilmurray - This church was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin and was at Kilmurray crossroads.
- Killaspy - This church was dedicated to the presiding bishop.
- Rathpatrick - This church is one of the most recent ones as the remains can still be seen.
There are two National Schools in the parish: Slieverue and Ringville.
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