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St John’s Priory Kilkenny City

St John’s Priory

St John’s Priory was established by the Augustinians on their arrival in Kilkenny in the thirteenth century, and became a flourishing centre of worship, scholarship and culture facing the medieval city on the other bank of the Nore. Influenced by the famous Sainte Chapelle in Paris, the Priory church was famed for the number and size of its stained glass windows,…

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