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OLD KILKENNY REVIEW
Journal of Kilkenny Archaeological Society
Dedicated to the regional history and antiquities of County Kilkenny during all historical periods

Table of Contents for Issues 42 through 51 (1990's)

Established in 1849, the Kilkenny Archaeological Society (KAS) became the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland in 1869, and the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI) after 1890. The KAS was re-established at its base in Rothe House, Kilkenny city in 1945.
The Old Kilkenny Review has been published since 1948.

Old Kilkenny Review Vol.4 No.2 (1990)

  • Hughes, Una: Johnstown, 700-709.
  • O'Donnell, Michael: Kilkenny and the reprieve of Thomas Bourke, Fenian, 1867, 710-716.
  • Cantwell, Brian J.: Rosbercon Churchyard, 717-730.
  • Hughes, E.W.: Republican Courts 1918-1923: A unique experiment, 731-744.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: The Archdekins or MacCodys, 745-759.
  • Brennan, James: Peter Walsh and the Confederation of Kilkenny, 760-766.
  • Hobson, Roy: The Mathews of Bonnetstown, County Kilkenny, 767-769.
  • Leonard, John: The Royal College of St. Canice (Feb-July 1690), 770-779.
  • anon: An old bill, 780-781.
  • Kilroy, Deirdre: Essays from Project 1989 Irish National Heritage: The ancient church at Newtown-Jerpoint, 782-784.

Old Kilkenny Review Vol.4 No.3 (1991)

  • Prendergast, Ellen: A Viking sword from Harley Park, 815-819.
  • McEvoy, Frank: An annotated copy of Father Connell, 820-825.
  • Kehoe, Imelda: Margaret Fitzgerald, wife of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond and 1st Earl of Ossory, 826-841.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: Rothe House furniture, 841.
  • Cantwell, Ann: Miss Cronin-as I remember her, 842-847.
  • Manning, Conleth: Hugh the Clerk, 848-852.
  • Hall, Mark E.: Two Early Christian grave slabs from Dysert, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, 853-858.
  • Hoyne, Liam: Ballygerdra boundary disputes, 859-871.
  • Cronin, Ailbhe; Hunt, Eoin & Prendergast, Ellen: Castlegarden sweat-house, Co. Kilkenny, 872-882.
  • Ryan, John: Two ancient sites at Boolyglass in south Co. Kilkenny, 883-884.
  • Kennedy, Joe: Coca-Cola (the Callan connection), 885-894.
  • de hÓir, Siobhán: Col. Vigors, Lord Walter Fitzgerald and the Journal of the Assocation for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in Ireland, 895-899.
  • Silverman, Marilyn: Doing local history in County Kilkenny: an index to the Probate Court papers, 1858-1883. Part 2, I-Z, 900-915.

Old Kilkenny Review Vol.4 No.4 (1992)

  • Brennan, James: Dunamaggan settlement history, 1650-1800, 958-967.
  • Brennan-Holahan, Mary P.: Catherine A. O'Brien - stained-glass artist, (with special reference to her work in Co. Kilkenny), 968-672.
  • Bradley, John & King, Heather A.: Archaeological trial excavations in Kilkenny, 973-987.
  • Silverman, Marilyn: From Kilkenny to the sea, by river, canal tram or rail? The politics of transport in the early nineteenth century, 988-1011.
  • Birthistle, Dorcas: Medieval tomb slab at Freneystown, 1012-1013.
  • O Bolguidhir, Liam: The early years of the Gaelic League in Kilkenny, 1014-1026.
  • anon. [document]: Bookplate of Lady Desart, designed by Jack B. Yeats, 1026.
  • Prendergast, Ellen: A fertility figure from Tullaroan, 1027-1031.
  • Kehoe, Imelda: Myles Walter Keogh (1840-1876), 1032-1046.
  • Hughes, Una: By the Linaun, 1047-1056.
  • Phelan, Margaret M. & Cantwell, Ann: Katie O'Neill, weaver and mill worker, 1057-1064.
  • Callery, Maureen: A link with Kilkenny, 1064.
  • Cotter, Claire: Archaeological excavations at Dean Street, Kilkenny 1990, 1065-1076.

Old Kilkenny Review Vol.4 No.5 (1993)

  • Gulliver, P.H. & Silverman, Marilyn: Hucksters and petty retailers in Thomastown, 1880-1945, 1094-1100.
  • Callery, Maureen: Wave to the fairies, 1100.
  • Murtagh, Ben: The Kilkenny Castle Archaeological Project, 1990-1993: interim report, 1101-1117.
  • anon.: The works of the Banim Brothers, 1117.
  • Dooley, Terence A.M.: The decline of the Ormonde estate, 1893-1950, 1118-1140.
  • Manning, Conleth: Two medieval graveslabs with French inscriptions from Parliament Street, Kilkenny, 1141-1145.
  • Doyle, Joe: The "Callan Case" and the National School clerical manager, 1146-1158.
  • Brennan, John: Jenkinstown Oratory, 1159-1163.
  • Hall, Mark E.: A hacksilver find from Dysart, Thomastown, 1164-1165.
  • Fitzgerald, Michael: Frankfort and its Castle, 1166-1169.
  • Moylan, Séamus: At the Edge of the Abyss: poems by Brian Mac Giolla Phádraig (c.1580-c.1652), 1170-1180.
  • Ireland, Aideen: Two Ponsonby letters, 1181-1185.
  • Prendergast, Ellen: Images of the Holy Trinity - two new examples, 1186-1194.
  • Lightbown, Mary: Memorial to a poetess: John Flaxman's monument to Mary Tighe, 1195-1207.
  • Hoyne, Liam: The Shee family of Garrandarragh, 1208-1214.
  • Murtagh, Harman: Kilkenny Colonels and their regiments in the Jacobite War, 1689-91, 1215-1227.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: The Rothe Monument-St. Mary's, Kilkenny, 1228-1233.

Old Kilkenny Review No.46 (1994)

  • Tierney, Ann: The world outside Kilkenny in 1594, 4-9.
  • O'Dwyer, Michael: Rothe House - owners, leases and tenants, 10-19.
  • Halpin, Thomas B.: Kilkenny U.S.A., 20-22.
  • Comerford, Patrick: John Comerford of Ballybur (1598-1667): tracing his later life, 23-36.
  • Healy, William [1893]: Rothe House in 1619 (from the will of John Roth Fitzpiers of 31 March 1619), 37.
  • Hughes E.W.: The shooting on Brandon, 38-50.
  • Thompson, Glenn F.: The lineage of the Kilkenny Militia, 51-53.
  • Newspaper advertisement 1822: The Leinster Union Society, 53.
  • Banim, John [1849]: Rothe House c.1808, 54-56.
  • newspaper announcement: Kilkenny Yeomanry Corps 1808.
  • Law, Edward J.: The presentation plate of the Corporation of the City of Kilkenny 1684-1834, 57-74.
  • newspaper advertisement 1815: Mr J Banim (painter), 74
  • Birthistle, Dorcas: Lime and lime-kilns, 75-77.
  • Murtagh, Ben: Archaeological investigations at Dysart, Co. Kilkenny 1989-1994: an interim report, 78-94.
  • James, C.E. [1884]: Rothe House in 1884, 95.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: Kilkenny Archaeological Society 1945-1994, 96-104.
  • McEvoy, Dan: Blacksmiths in Kilkenny, 105-110.
  • Newspaper article 1809: traffic to keep to left, 110.
  • Johnston, Mairead M.: The Rothe House collection: an Aladdin's cave of costume and textiles, 111-119.
  • O'Dwyer, Michael: A Kilkenny printer's will, 120-121.
  • Newspaper article 1809: subscription to build new chapel at Graiguenamanagh, 121.
  • Kirwan, John: The Robbins family of Ballyduff and Firgrove, Co. Kilkenny-a preliminary study, 122-135.

Old Kilkenny Review No.47 (1995)

  • Curry, Kevin: Patrick Corcoran (1879-1920): Kilkennyman, nationalist and woodcarver, 6-10.
  • O'Sullivan, Muiris: The eastern tomb at Knockroe, 11-30.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: A Kilkenny plaque in Hampstead, 31-32.
  • Law, Edward J.: The Merry Harriers Club, 33-40.
  • O'Shea, Mary: St. Canice's Muckalee: an Early Christian site, 41-43.
  • anon.: Torments of the provincial Press [newspaper extracts 1834], 43.
  • Fewer, Thomas Gregory: Famine mortality in South Kilkenny: a parochial microcosm, 44-57.
  • Kirwan, John: A Bernard Scalé estate map of the townlands of Ballygub and Clonamery, Inistioge, County Kilkenny, 58-62.
  • Lenox-Conyngham, Melosina: Some Kilkenny diaries, 63-76.
  • newspaper announcement 1818: application for job of organist at St. Mary's, 76.
  • Ó Drisceoil, Cóilín: A previously unrecorded medieval grave slab from under Blackfriars Bridge, Kilkenny, 77-79.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: Kilkenny Archaeological Society 1945-1994: Personnel, 80-89.
  • O Fearghail, Fearghus: Fulachta Fiadh in the shadow of the Walsh Mountains, 90-93.
  • newspaper report 1768: account of a hunt, 93.
  • Hoyne, Liam: Myhills of Killarney, Co. Kilkenny: their landowning predecessors and successors, 94-108.
  • Halpin, T.B.: Malthouse memories, 109-113.
  • O'Dwyer, Michael: The Famine in Kilkenny, as reported in the Kilkenny Journal newspaper, September 1845 to March 1848, 114-126.
  • Brennan, James: Monastic sites in ancient Ossory: an archaeological view, 127-139.
  • Law, Edward J.: The school that Mrs. Pack built, 140-145.
  • anon.: Editorial encouragement from the Kilkenny Journal [newspaper extracts 1834], 145.

Old Kilkenny Review No.48 (1996)

  • deLoughry, A. & Ní Dhubhluachra: Patrick Corcoran: a postscript, 7-8.
  • McKeogh, T.K.: Dr. Joseph Lalor, (1811-1886): "A credit to Ireland", 9-19.
  • newspaper article 1841 [Kilkenny Journal]: To Correspondents, 19.
  • Dyer, John S.: Election of a portrieve at Inistioge 1760, 20-22.
  • Patterson, Tony: Illegal Outdoor Relief in Kilkenny Workhouse, 23-37.
  • newspaper article 1806: setting up Orphan Society in ?Kilkenny, 37.
  • Hegarty, Maureen: Among the Society's collections: the Museum, 38-39.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: An unidentified tomb in St. Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny, 40-44.
  • Law, Edward J.: Kilkenny Connections with the Irish Trade Exhibitions of 1852 and 1853, 45-54.
  • newspaper article 1844: Kilkenny Petty Sessions, March 1844, 54.
  • Landy, Mr. J.:Dr. John Cormick: from Tullaghaught Parish to Tabriz, Persia, 55-56.
  • Lightbown, Ronald W.: Impressions of nineteenth-century Kilkenny (1800-50), 57-80.
  • anon.: Kilkenny flood of 1763, 81-83.
  • O'Bolguidhir, Liam: The Butte Irish, 84-91.
  • anon.: Mentioned in passing [C18-19 newspaper obituaries], 92-93.
  • O'Fearghail, Fearghus: Some Ossory medieval inscriptions revisited, 94-105.
  • Tierney, Ann: Among the Society's collections: the Library, 106-107.
  • McEvoy, Dan: Thomas Dowling's hearse, 108-111.
  • Tennyson, Michael: A likely crannog site explored at Loughmerans, Kilkenny, 112-116.
  • Law, Edward J.: Cholera in Kilkenny, 1832-33, 117-122.
  • newspaper announcement 1772: recruiting for the Marines, 123.

Old Kilkenny Review No.49 (1997)

  • Jordan, Peter: Kilkenny art gallery, 5-28.
  • Cody, Eamon: John O'Donovan and the field named 'Gaul's Garden' on the Ordnance Map, 29-32.
  • McCan, Anthony: A brief history of the Haydens of Caherlesk, 33-47.
  • Langrishe, Hugh, R.: Richard Langrishe, F.R.I.A.I., F.R.S.A.I, 1834-1922, 48-65.
  • Law, Edward J.: The origins and early years of Kilkenny gasworks, 66-73.
  • Patterson, Tony: Famine fever in Kilkenny, 74-88.
  • Kirwan, John: The Walsh family of Lower Grange, Goresbridge, County Kilkenny, 89-106.
  • Brennan, James: The cult of St Ciaran in Cornwall and beyond, 107-117.
  • Murtagh, Ben: The medieval parish church and graveyard of St. Nicholas, Newtown Jerpoint, 118-129.
  • Law, Edward J.: The Rothe House Collection: a set of livery buttons? 130.
  • McEvoy, Dan: My years in the Monster House, 131-138.
  • Shortall, William: The Carrigan letters, 139-151.
  • McEvoy, Frank: A glimpse at Famine days in Kilkenny, 152-162.
  • Ryan, P.J.: Memories of the old Waterford ferry, 163-165.
  • Halpin, Thomas B.: Local history from the national census returns, 166-178.
  • Crotty, Gerard: The Langrishe quarterings, 179-187.
  • Burgess, Eleanor: Some thoughts on Kilkenny Studies in honour of Margaret M. Phelan, 188-196.
  • Meagher, Jon, et al.: Field boundaries of Conahy, 210-213.

Old Kilkenny Review No.50 (1998)

  • McEvoy, Dan: Some World War I veterans in Kilkenny, 7-9.
  • Brennan, Fr James: Richard Ledrede, bishop of Ossory - towards a new assessment, 10-19.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: A tomb frontal in St. Canice's cathedral, Kilkenny, 20-22.
  • Murtagh, Ben: The medieval parish church and graveyard of St. Nicholas, Jerpoint, bibliography, 23.
  • Manion, Patricia Jean: The Haydens of Caherlesk in North America, 24-42.
  • Dyer, John S.: The almshouse at Inistioge, 43-47.
  • Murtagh, Ben: The New Building, an 18th century house, New Building Lane, Kilkenny, 48-66.
  • Patterson, Tony: Robert Cane and Young Ireland, 67-82.
  • Cockerham, Paul: A Butler tomb at Aharney, County Kilkenny, 83-98.
  • Tenison, Michael: Field Systems explored in the Inistioge area, 99-111.
  • Kirwan, John: Mount Juliet, 112-139.
  • Doyle, Joe: Kilcumney - Its Origins, Aftermath & Legacy - a review, 140-143.
  • Comerford, Patrick: The Church of Ireland in Co. Kilkenny and the diocese of Ossory during the 1798 rising, 144-182.
  • Proceedings of Kilkenny Archaeological Society - 1998, 183-215.

Old Kilkenny Review No.51 (1999)

  • McGinn, Brian: America's first Irish visitor, 7-9.
  • Kirwan, John: Pompeo Batoni and his Kilkenny sitters, 10-18.
  • Brady, Margaret: Yeats - the Kilkenny connection, 19-22.
  • Dunboyne, Lord: A caveat [on Blake Butler's genealogical work], 23.
  • Phelan, Margaret M.: Mary, Kitty and Rita - the three Harte sisters, 24-27.
  • Boaz, Thomas: The Archdeacon (Cody) family in the American South 1730-1875, 28-43.
  • Halpin, Thomas B.: The 1659 Census, 44-49.
  • Doyle, Jospeh: Kilkenny District Model School, 50-74.
  • Kiely, Richard: A letter from America, 75-79.
  • Shirley, C. Ashton: The Shirley eviction from their farm at Burnchurch in 1850, 80-87.
  • Sinsteden, Thomas: The 1718 Kilkenny Presentation of Freedom to Richard Tighe of Dublin, 88-91.
  • Comerford, Patrick: From India to Brazil: Nicholas Comerford a 17th century Kilkenny-born cartographer, 92-102.
  • Williams, Jeremy: The lost Swiss cottage of Woodstock, its architecture and its illustrations, 103-111.
  • Patterson, Tony: The reform of Kilkenny Corporation in the Repeal Year of 1843, 112-127.
  • Book Reviews, 128-129
  • Proceedings of Kilkenny Archaeological Society - 1999, 130-165.

Further Reference: Kilkenny Archaeological Society


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