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On 08, Dec 2011 | In | By admin

St John The Baptist Boys School – John Knightly

John Knightly, originally from Kerry was Principal of St John the Baptist Junior Boys School, Cashel for many years. An avid historian, he was involved in many aspects of life in Cashel. Unfortunately, John died in June shortly after the recording.

Topics covered included:

  • Cashel in the 1950′s
  • The Depression
  • Radio – 2RN
  • Television in the 1960′s
  • RTE Opening Night
  • Economic Decline

  • Tourism in Cashel
  • The Railway
  • The Rock of Cashel
  • Illuminating the Rock
  • Excursions to Clonea