Outing to Ennisnag

We will meet at 3pm at St. Peter’s Church in Ennisnag. Local publican and historian Dony Sheridan will give an introduction to the locality. Please bring your own picnic as before and leave no trace for future archaeologists. Please adhere to the HSE’s recommendations concerning the prevention of the spread of COVID19, keep your distance, […]

An Old Kilkenny Industry – The Merino Woollen Mill

AN OLD KILKENNY INDUSTRY – The Merino Woollen Factory Patrick Neary The Merino Woollen Factory was established by two Kilkenny men Timothy Nowlan and Thomas Shaw in 1810. The site they chose was Ennisnag close to Stonyford and beside the King’s River. This Thomas Shaw had already served an apprenticeship in Dublin and spent seven […]

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