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Hidden Kilkenny

Hidden Kilkenny

by John Keane
     
 

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From highwaymen to healing waters and from brewerys to bridges, not to mention lots of castles, cathedrals, abbeys, towers, passage tombs and priories, this collection of fascinating stories, which started as a regular series in the 'Kilkenny People', details the lore and landmarks of County Kilkenny from top to bottom.

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From highwaymen to healing waters and from brewerys to bridges, not to mention lots of castles, cathedrals, abbeys, towers, passage tombs and priories, this collection of fascinating stories, which started as a regular series in the 'Kilkenny People', details the lore and landmarks of County Kilkenny from top to bottom.

Read the fascinating stories of the thatched villages of South Kilkenny, of Ballyspellan Spa, of the trio of treasures at Kilree, of Dunmore Cave and, in the city itself, of Rothe House and the Bishop's Palace. You can also learn all about Cushendale Woollen Mills, Fiddown Nature Reserve and the burial place of King Heremon.

Locals and visitors alike will find plenty of interest in this quirky collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781172506
Publisher:
Mercier Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Series:
Hidden Series
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
13 MB
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From highwaymen to healing waters and from brewerys to bridges, not to mention lots of castles, cathedrals, abbeys, towers, passage tombs and priories, this collection of fascinating stories, which started as a regular series in the 'Kilkenny People', details the lore and landmarks of County Kilkenny from top to bottom.

Read the fascinating stories of the thatched villages of South Kilkenny, of Ballyspellan Spa, of the trio of treasures at Kilree, of Dunmore Cave and, in the city itself, of Rothe House and the Bishop's Palace. You can also learn all about Cushendale Woollen Mills, Fiddown Nature Reserve and the burial place of King Heremon.

Locals and visitors alike will find plenty of interest in this quirky collection.

Meet the Author

John Keane has been the deputy editor of the 'Kilkenny People' for many years and has worked with journalists all over the country. He is the son of playwright and renowned Kerryman John B. Keane, and has spoken frequently in the media about his father's life and work.

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