St. Mary’s Church and Graveyard

St. Mary's Church and Graveyard

St. Mary’s Church, Mary’s Lane, Kilkenny was amongst the largest and most prestigious parish churches in medieval Ireland.  The graveyard has one of the most significant collections of mediaeval and renaissance style tombs in Ireland.  Outlined below are details of St. Mary’s history, future restoration plans including a new civic museum, and a series of interviews with people closely associated with St. Mary’s.

History and Monuments
Finding new uses, respecting the old, and accommodating the natural life
“In Their Own Words” – An Oral History of St. Mary’s