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St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard and Marker
Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Freshford — St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard
On Kilkenny Street (Leinster Route R693) at Church Street (Leinster Route R694), on the left when traveling east on Kilkenny Street.

This graveyard is believed to have been in use from the 7th century. The earliest surviving memorials date from the 1630s. The graveyard contains 281 memorials but many more people are known to have been buried here. A map of all memorials is . . . — Map (db m136967) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Halla an Bhaile / The Tholsel
On High Street at William Street, on the right when traveling north on High Street.

Halla an Bhaile Ó dá fhocal sa sean-Bhéarla, "tol" agus "sael", a chiallaíonn 'halla cánach', a thagann ainm an fhoirgnimh is suntasaí ar an tSráid Ard.

Tógadh Halla an Bhaile thart ar 1578 agus atógadh i 1761 é. D'fhreastail . . . — Map (db m136706) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Ireland's Medieval Mile
On The Parade just east of Butler Street/Rose Inn Street, on the left when traveling east.

Tholsel High Street's most significant building, gets its name from the old English words "tol' and "sael" meaning the hall of taxes. The Tholsel was erected circa 1578 and re-built in 1761. It has served Kilkenny as a meeting place, a . . . — Map (db m136798) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Kilkenny Historic Sites
On High Street at Poyntz Lane, on the right when traveling north on High Street.

Ceantar an Bhaile Aird Bhí tógáil ballaí baile ina-gné lárnach ag luathfhorbairt Chill Chainnigh, a bhí faoi thionchar na Normannach agus cuireadh tús leis thart ar an mbliain 1240. Tá ag Cill Chainnigh trí limistéar mhúrtha: . . . — Map (db m136518) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Kilkenny Historic Sites
On Rose Inn Street at The Parade, on the left when traveling south on Rose Inn Street.

Eaglais Mhuire Tráth dá raibh, gnáth-eaglais ab ea Eaglais Mhuire, ceann de na heaglaisí is sine in Éirinn. Tar éis an iliomad blianta d'athchóiriú agus den fhorbairt chúramach a bheith críochnaithe, sa lá atá inniu ann tá Músaem . . . — Map (db m136916) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Smithwick's300 Years — 1710 - 2010 —
On John's Bridge at the River Nore Bridge (Leinster Route R887), on the left when traveling north on John's Bridge.

First brewed in Kilkenny in 1710. Still enjoyed at Tynan's Bridge House in 2010. — Map (db m136914) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM-FORD Special
On Patrick Street 0.1 kilometers south of High Street/The Parade, on the left when traveling south.

On this site the famous STATHAM-FORD Special racing car was designed and constructed in 1929 — Map (db m136789) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM'S By Pembroke Kilkenny
On Patrick Street 0.1 kilometers east of High Street/The Parade, on the left when traveling south.

OUR HERITAGE

The three highly successful Irish International Grand Prix held in Dublin's Phoenix Park between 1929 and 1931 led to races being held on street and road circuits throughout Ireland.

For those that could not afford a . . . — Map (db m136790) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Teach Archer / Archer House
On High Street at St. Mary's Lane, on the left when traveling north on High Street.

Teach Martin Archer, a bhfuil a arnas le [illegible words] scríbhinne

Insignia Martin Archer...Kilkenniensis ————————————— The house of . . . — Map (db m136515) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Teach Déirce Shee / Shee Almshouse
On Rose Inn Street (Leinster Route R887) just south of St Kieran's Street, on the right when traveling south.

Sir Richard Shee a thóg an teach déirce do bhoicht Chill Choinnigh 1581 agus d'fhág sé maoin le huacht aige 1603. Tugtaí iostas do dhaoine bochta ann go dtí an 19ú aois nuair a bhí droch - bhail air.

This almshouse was . . . — Map (db m136908) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — The Colles Horse Trough
On Rose Inn Street (Leinster Route 887) at The Parade, on the left when traveling south on Rose Inn Street.

Trach Capall Colles Ba é Cumann Chill Chainnigh um Fhóirithint ar Ainmhithe a choimisiúnaigh an trach ólacháin aolchloiche seo in 1902, ar chostas caoga ocht punt agus cúig scilling. Ba é an tUasal Colles ó na hOibreacha . . . — Map (db m136903) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — The Tholsel Renovation
On High Street at William Street, on the right when traveling north on High Street.

Following the fire of 20th September 1985 this building was renovated under the guidance of Cllr. Michael I. McGuinness Mayor 1985-86 and Cllr. Margaret Tynan Mayor 1986-87 and re-opened 19th Feb. 1987 — Map (db m136787) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Thomas Moore
On The Parade just west of Kilkenny Castle, on the left when traveling west.

Kilkenny Theatre founded by Richard Power

Thomas Moore 1779 - 1852 The Bard of Erin performed here 1802 - 1819 — Map (db m136737) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — War and Peacekeeping Memorial
On the River Nore Bridge (Leinster Route R887) at John's Bridge, on the left when traveling west on the River Nore Bridge.

In Honour Of all those Kilkenny Citizens who died In Past Wars or on service with The United Nations ——————————— In Ómós Shaoránaigh uile . . . — Map (db m136911) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — William F. Roe1904-1982
On Patrick Street 0.1 kilometers south of High Street/The Parade, on the right when traveling south.

Electrical Engineer

born Kilkenny

Rural Electrification in Ireland — Map (db m136795) HM


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