Entries by Charlie Horan

Borris House and the Incredible Mr. Kavanagh

Borris demesne is the seat of the MacMorrough Kavanagh family, descendants of the high kings of Leinster. One of the best known members of this family was Art OG MacMorrough Kavanagh a fine solider who waged incessant warfare against Richard II and his English forces in Ireland. He had many close escapes from capture, and […]

Graiguenamanagh Heritage Trail

The Graiguenamnagh Heritage Trail is a free walking tour that explores more than 800 years of the rich and interesting history of this scenic river village. There are 27 sights including: The Convent of Mercy The Widows Cottages: The four elegant Tudor-Revival style cottages on Abbey Street were built – with their potato patches to the […]