Until 1978 this was the main estate of the Vigors Family in County
Carlow. The Vigors Family came to the area in the mid 17th century. Nicholas
Aylward Vigors, FRS was the first secretary of the London Zoological
Society. Now owned by the Connolly Family. The property stood mainly in Burgage
Demesne, with a strip on the west side in Farranafreney.
Source: Carlow Gentry & http://www.rsai.ie/index