Kilkenny Pastimes: Cock Fighting

Written and read by Paddy Neary A cockfight was a blood sport between two cocks or gamecocks held in a ring called a cockpit. The history of the sport goes […]

The Banim Brothers and Windgap Cottage

Paddy Neary The writers Michael and John Banim were born in Kilkenny city, Michael was born on the 5th August 1796, while John was born on the 1st April 1798. During their […]