Kilkenny and the Spanish Flu

During lockdown 2020, Paddy researched how the Spanish flu affected Ireland and Kilkenny a hundred years earlier.

Freshford, Part I

Ned Kennedy talks about the early history of Freshford and some related placenames.

Old Kilkenny Review 1947

AuthorTitlepages O'Leary, JohnCome with us' - a call for new members from the Kilkenny Archaeological Society3-5 Butler, HubertEditorial comment - the first three years of KAS,8-10 Lyng, Tom P.Ballyragget and district (part 1)11-24 Gibb, John S.A cycle tour on the Upper Nore: Talbot's Inch, the 'Rock', Three Castles, Lismaine, Rathbeagh, Ballyraggett, Donoughmore, Foulksrath, Swifte's Heath, [...]

Shortalls, Graces and the Wild Geese

Eamonn Kiely (2020) O’Callaghan’s History of the Irish Brigades deals with among others some of the famous Kilkenny families. Two of these were the Graces and Shortalls, names still synonymous with Kilkenny. The Shortalls were a distinguished Norman family who have a townsland named after them – Shortallstown. The remains of several of their castles […]