The Hole in the Wall

The Hole in the Wall Edward J. Law (2013) At the end of the 18th century a small tavern in Kilkenny city was at the centre of the city’s night life. The premises no doubt seemed as small to its clientelle then as they do at the present day. The little tavern was the Hole […]

Kilkenny Inns

Kilkenny Inns Edward J Law (2013) At the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th Kilkenny Corporation encouraged the establishment of inns or taverns, for the benefit of visitors to the town. In 1613 licences were granted for four taverns. Richard Inwood, an innkeeper, issued a token in 1661 which has […]