Mon, 28 January 2019
The city of Kilkenny was rocked by the notorious witchcraft trial of 1324 (covered in the last two episodes). These events took place seven centuries ago in the long distant past. To conclude the series on the trial embarked on my own witch hunt in the 21st century. I wanted to find if anything remained of the supposed witch Alice Kyteler who disappeared in 1324.
I took a recorder and soon found myself in buildings Alice herself used to frequent. Over the course of a few days I was able to unearth numerous places and artefacts associated with Alice Kyteler giving you a unique insight into her notorious trial and the events surrounding it.
Thanks to Grace Fegan, Elizabeth Keyes & Peter Kenny for their time and interviews.
There is still four three tickets available for the Witchcraft Tour which visits all the locations assocaited with the trial. Tickets and more details are available at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/medieval-witchcraft-tour-tickets-53808830661
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