Restoration works at St Marys to be unveiled during Kilkennys Medieval week

An ongoing restoration project of medieval and Renaissance tombs at St. Mary’s church in Kilkenny will be unveiled to the public for the first time this month.

The Borough Council and Heritage Council are funding a team to bring the tombs back to their former glory and will open the work on Saturday the 29th March, as part of Kilkennys ‘Medieval Week’.

Brian Tyrrell from the local authority says the tombs were vandalised 20 years ago and they wanted to protect them