Islands is the name of a rather large townland of just over 1,700 acres, and located just north of the town of Urlingford. see : http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,627047,664568,5,7
(c1837 1st Edition OSI map)
Urlingford RC parish borders Co. Tipperary, and St. Canice's Parish is in Kilkenny city, about 30km (~18 miles) east of the town of Urlingford. .