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Excavations at the Bishop’s Palace Robing Room Kilkenny

A second season of excavations have commenced at the Bishop’s Palace Robing Room. The site is between the thirteenth century cathedral of the Diocese of Ossory and the Bishop’s Palace (c.1360). Last year the excavations revealed rare evidence for part of a comb-maker’s workshop and this year the focus is on finding out more! The […]

Heritage Audit of the River Nore Phase 1

A Heritage Audit of the River Nore Heritage Phase 1 was commissioned by the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council in 2009. It comprised the survey and mapping of all, the built, natural and cultural heritage of the river from Ballynalsee (Laois-Kilkenny border) to Ossory Bridge, south of Kilkenny City. Information was gathered through a […]

Internship at KKAP available via JobBridge

Applications are invited through JobBridge for a nine month internshp at KKAP. The successful candidate will be working as an archaeological researcher with the project and will in particular focus on undertaking post excavation work on the publication of a series of major excavations from the city. Training will be given in a range of post excavation analyses, digital illustration and […]

KKAP night course 2012

C. O Drisceoil of the Kilkenny Archaeological Project will be tutoring a night course on ‘Life and Death in Medieval Kilkenny’ at NUI Maynooth’s Kilkenny Campus. Time: Thursdays 7-9pm Feb 23rd – March 29th 2011. Please contact for further details.

New evidence for pre Anglo-Norman bone and antler working at Saint Canice’s cathedral

New insights into the economy and topography of the early medieval monastery of Cill Chainnigh has been revealed by excavations at the Robing Room, near the Bishop’s Palace. The excavations were carried out by Kilkenny Archaeology on behalf of the Heritage Council as part of the conservation works for the eighteenth century Robing Room. The […]