Fr. Albert Bibby

Paddy Neary Thomas Bibby was born on the 24th October 1877, in Bagenalstown Co. Carlow. His family were proprietors of a woollen mill at Greensbridge, and operated two drapery businesses in Kilkenny City. One in Parliament street opposite the Watergate Theatre, the second in High Street nowadays the Enable Ireland shop located at the lane […]

Inistioge Barracks Attack

Failed Attack On The Auxiliary HQ At Inistioge, December 1920 Ken Kinsella When the Government of Ireland Bill passed through Parliament in December 1920, effectively creating two states, the IRA campaign intensified. The plan was to create a situation that would compel the government to employ more of its forces in Kilkenny, reducing the concentration […]