Tudor Herbs

Anne-Karoline Distel (2020) My name is Anne-Karoline Distel and today, I’m going to tell you a few things about three Tudor garden plants. If you have ever visited Rothe House […]

A Short History of Gowran

Paddy Neary (2020) This locality was selected for a residence by one of the ancient Kings of Ossory and was long continued by his successors long before the Anglo Norman […]

The Brave Men of Carrickshock

Finnoula Lynch (2020) A High Cross monument sits aloft a boreen, on eastern slopes, looking down upon the M9 motorway between the townlands of Carrickshock and Rockhall. Sculptured with an […]

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.