Kilkenny’s Victorian Athenaeum

Kilkenny’s SECOND Athenaeum Edward J Law (2012) The original Athenaeum on the Parade, Kilkenny was the home of noted theatricals in the first two decades of the 19th century, but then met a sharp decline in its fortunes. By 1824 it was described as a hay-store. In 1837 it had an airing, literally, being advertised […]