ROSCONNELL, a parish, partly in the barony of FASSADlNING, county of KILKENNY, but chiefly in that of UPPER OSSORY, QUEEN'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 1- mile (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow ; containing 795 inhabitants, and comprising 1942 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Attanagh : the tithes amount to £143. 1. 6-. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in a private school.