Originally Founded as The Kilkenny Archaeological Society in the year 1849.
306 pp plate on round tower of devenish, doorway, 4 plates on Shrine St Manchan, Brooch of White Bronze, Bilingual Inscription, Ancient Doorway. Other illustrations in text of book. Folding Plates on the The Geneaology of Dal Cormac, The Geneaology of Hy-Cinnselagh, The Geneaology of Eoghanachta, 4 folding plates Ogham Chracters Book of Ballymote.
Chapters include : Loca Patriciana - No. V - The Druids, Dubhtach, Mac Ui Lugair and his Sons, The Antiquities of Devenish, Iniscathay since 12th c.- No.1, The Adventures of Condla Ruad, Church and Shrine of St Manchan, Loca Patriciana - No. VI - Poems of Dubhtach, Mac ui Lugair, Prayer of Ninnius, Prayer of St. Mugent, Irish Treatises on Ogham Writing, Iniscathay since 12th c.- no. 2, Visitation of Leinster.