Illuminating Heritage – The Walls of Athy through the Artist’s Eye

The Illuminating Heritage project brings together artists, historians and archaeologists in order to generate authentic, accurate and innovative avenues of interpretation to Athy’s Medieval history. Athy was known as the Stronghold of the Fitzgeralds, on the Marches of Kildare. It was enclosed by walls 40-feet high and was burnt to the ground 11 times by the native […]