Plans for three more monks in Graig’

Plans to add another three monk statues in Graignamanagh have been submitted to Kilkenny County Council.

Plans to add another three monk statues in Graignamanagh have been submitted to Kilkenny County Council.

Planning permission is being sought “to erect three granite statues of Cistercian Monks at various locations” around the town.

The plans are the latest round in a project to erect a dozen life-size statues of 13th-century Cistercian monks as a reflection of the town’s heritage.