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The Ormond Lordship in County Kilkenny, 1515-1642: The Rise and Fall of the Butler Family


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Tour KilkennyDiscover Kilkenny: History and Places to Visit (City Guide) Tour Kilkenny. Founded as an Early Christian settlement in the 6th century, Ireland's foremost medieval town, Kilkenny, is one of contrasts, of ancient and modern, of Irish and European culture, of city and provincial town. Part one explores the history of Kilkenny though key events, including: the founding of the Early Christian monastery, the coming of the Normans, the witchcraft trial of Alice Kyteler, the Statutes of Kilkenny, the Confederation of Kilkenny, the Cromwellian siege, the growth of industries in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the developments in design and brewing during the 20th century. Part two visits Kilkenny's most interesting buildings and landmarks, including: Kilkenny Castle, St Canice's Cathedral, Rothe House, Shee Almshouse, Kyteler's Inn, the Tholsel, St Mary's Church, the Black Abbey and Kilkenny College, where Jonathon Swift, George Berkeley and William Congreve were educated.

Tour KilkennyIreland (Eyewitness Travel Guides) The guides that show you what others only tell you! Features a Discovery' feature which describes each region and its highlights, to ensure you make the most of your trip. With clear maps, extensive hotel and restaurant listings of all price levels. Using the unique 3D models and cutaways explore the spectacular scenery of Killarney to the castles of Donegal and Kilkenny, and tips on where to find the best Ulster Fry and the tastiest Guiness will ensure you have everything you need for a memorable stay.

I Never Knew That About IrelandI Never Knew That About Ireland Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a fascinating journey around Ireland, to discover the tales buried deep in the country's history. Packed full of legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions and adventures, this book visits each of the four provinces - Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connaught - and unearths the hidden gems that each county in these provinces holds. Discover where people and ideas were born, where dreams were inspired and where the unforgettable figures of Ireland's past now slumber. You'll be able to visit the holy mountain, Croagh Patrick in Country Mayo, where St Patrick is said to have driven all the snakes in Ireland into the sea. At Lismore Castle in County Waterford you will uncover the bathroom dedicated to Fred Astaire, whose sister Adele was the hugely popular Chatelaine of Lismore in the 1930s and 40s. On the winter solstice you can bathe in the sunlight that fills the burial chamber at Newgrange, County Meath - the oldest solar observatory in the world. This irresistible compendium of facts and stories will give you a captivating insight into the people, ideas and events that have shaped the individual identity of every place you visit, and will have you exclaiming again and again: 'Well, I never knew that!'.

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