Inistioge News & Events

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Butlers of Ormond by John Kirwan

Inistioge historian John Kirwan has had a book on the Butlers of Ormond published by the Irish Academic Press. John gave a great presentation on this topic recently in Cois Abhann. “This is the lavishly illustrated and fascinating account of one of the most powerful families in Irish history, the Butlers, whose lives were defined […]

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Jackie Sheehan

Nature Inspired Colour – Art Exhibition

Nature Inspired Colour “Nature inspires my work and colour gives it life” Artist – Jackie SheehanAn exhibition of vibrant original mixed media pieces. Exploring natures colour palette through a mixture of print, organic matter, fabric and acrylic. A series of fabric flowers, created from my friends childrens’ old clothes, which were cut into strips and […]

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Headstones Inscriptions – Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives

I came across this page of the text of graveyard inscriptions from Inistioge Cemetery. It is from the Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives. Contributed by Valerie Ackroyd johal52@yahoo.com Click here for the more inscriptions from Inistioge. Click here for photos of some of the Inistioge headstones.

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Entente Florale – Judges’ Summary

At the conclusion of their visit to Inistioge the Entente Florale Europe adjudicators met with members of the local EF team to brief them on their initial thoughts on the visit. The following are some of their comments – Overall, they felt they had been very well-informed by the Inistioge team and had learned a […]

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Inistioge Heritage Trail published

The Inistioge Heritage Trail guide has been published. It was designed by local graphic artist Alé Mercado and co-funded by Inistioge Tidy Towns and the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council. There will be an official launch in Heritage Week. Download a copy by clicking Inistioge Heritage Trail

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