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Notes on Thomastown, County Kilkenny

The Artist   Mildred Anne Butler (1858–1941), one of the greatest painters of her time, was born in Kilmurry, near Thomastown. She learned her skill from her father, an army man who had painted in Africa as a young man. Inspired by her extensive travels through Europe in the decades before the First World War, […]