The Kilkenny Museum

Read about the humble beginnings of collecting archaeological artefacts and the challenges of maintaining a local history museum in Kilkenny.

The Red Book of Ormond

Eamonn Kiely At a meeting of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society on 13th of January 1858 Rev James Graves, founder of the Society, presented an unusual exhibit to the gathering. It was the restored Red Book of Ormond. This book is a collection of deeds and rentals relating to the property in Ireland of the Butler […]