St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum opens in Kilkenny

St Mary’s Museum has opened for visitors right  in the heart of our historic City!

Keep Kilkenny Beautiful congratulate  all involved in the  development of our wonderful new museum.  Why not call in to visit it. You are more than welcome.

Interactive…

Monument room

Historic tombs

information

Wonderful views over Kilkenny City

Liber primus Kilkenniensis: the earliest of the books of the Corporation of Kilkenny now extant

High Cross

Medieval Week in Kilkenny, St. Mary’s Church Conservation

There was a large gathering to review progress on the conservation work being undertaken at St Mary’s Church Graveyard. The Open Day  was organised to give an opportunity to meet with the stonemasons, conservation specialists and archaeologists working on the project.

There will be a seminar on the overall conservation and restoration project at St Mary’s on the 13th April.  For further information  click here for link.

 

  Presentation on stone work by Paul Tallis Building Contractor

Presentation on stone work by Paul Tallis Building Contractor

Some of the Large attendance at the event.

Some of the Large attendance at the event.

City poster. This shows  historic stone work  within St Mary's.

City poster.  This shows historic stone work within St Mary’s.

One of our City Welcome  Ambassadors  assisting with access to a historic crypt.

One of our City Welcome Ambassadors assisting with access to a historic crypt.

 

 

Winter evening in Kilkenny

The recent heavy snow and crisp air  presents Kilkenny in a new light on the evening of the 2nd day of December 2010.  A pleasant walk  a dusk through the historic Irishtown, St Canice’s  and Black Abbey areas of the City!

Black Abbey

Kilkenny City walls and gate.

St Canice's Catholic church

St Canice's cathedral and the historic round tower has seen many snow covered winters over the centuries.

St Canices steps leading from Irishtown to the Cathedral