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Tag - Co. Kilkenny

Jerpoint Abbey in the 1840s

ABBEY-JERPOINT, a parish, in the barony of Gowran, union and county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 1 1/2 miles (W. S. W.) from Thomastown; containing 375 inhabitants. This place is situated on the river Nore, and derives its name from an abbey established here, in 1180, by Donogh 0’Donoghoe, King of Ossory, for monks of the Cistercian order, whom he removed...