Kilkenny Archaeological Society

The Kilkenny Archaeological Society is an archaeological society in County Kilkenny, Ireland.

Kilkenny Archaeological Society
Kilkenny Rothe House.JPG
Rothe House, headquarters of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society
Formation7 March 1946; 74 years ago (1946-03-07)
TypeFriendly society
PurposePromote history and archaeology of Kilkenny
HeadquartersRothe House
Region served
County Kilkenny
Pat Nolan


The Kilkenny Archaeological Society was founded in 1946.[1] An older society with the same name existed,[2] which developed into the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.[3]

Rothe House is owned by the Kilkenny Archaeological Society and many of their collections are there, including their library and museum of local history.[4]

Old Kilkenny ReviewEdit

Old Kilkenny Review  
DisciplineArchaeology, History
Publication details
Kilkenny Archaeological Society (Ireland)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Old Kilkenny Rev.

The Kilkenny Archaeological Society publishes the Old Kilkenny Review, a historical journal which reviews County Kilkenny's history.[1]


  1. ^ a b O'Leary 2005.
  2. ^ O'Daly 1855.
  3. ^ O'Leary 1948.
  4. ^ "Rothe House & Garden". Rothe House Trust.

Further readingEdit

  • O'Leary, John (January 1948), ""Come with us!", A Call for New Members from the Kilkenny Archaeological Society", Old Kilkenny Review (Number One).
  • O'Leary, John (2005) [1946-1951], Cullen, Charlie (ed.), Thoma Lyng, John S. Gibb, Rev. Fr. Clohosey, An tAthair Mihail, Hubert Butler, Rose Springfield, Willy Monks, Owen O'Kelly, Francoise Henry, "Facsimile edition of Old Kilkenny Review, Issue numbers 1,2,3 & 4. (1946 - 1951)", Old Kilkenny Review (Issues 1, 2, 3 & 4).
  • O'Daly, John (1855), Transactions of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society, vol. II, 9, Anglesea Street: Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Kilkenny Archaeological SocietyCS1 maint: location (link).

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