What can Muirchú’s Life of St Patrick (c. 688) tell us about the political history of late fifth-century Ulster, and in particular the hostile relationship between the Uí Néill and […]

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The return of a stolen relic has added another tale to the saint’s legend.   By Jesse Harrington This April (2018), in the choir-sung presence of the archbishop of Dublin, […]

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2 St Mary’s Lane, High Street, Kilkenny www.medievalmilemuseum.ie By Tony Canavan Kilkenny’s newest museum is located in one of the city’s oldest buildings, St Mary’s Church, dating back to the […]

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HOW WOULD MEDIEVAL PILGRIMS RETURNING FROM SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA TO WATERFORD HARBOUR HAVE TRAVELLED HOME TO DUBLIN? By Damien McLellan Every year for the past fifteen years I have walked […]

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TRACING THE ROUTE TAKEN BY RICHARD II DURING HIS CAMPAIGN AGAINST ART MAC MURROUGH IN 1394 By Samuel Kinirons King Richard II (1377–99) was the first English monarch to set […]

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