Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

George Berkeley (1685 1753) was born at Disert (or Dysart or Dysert) Castle, Kilkerrin, near Thomastown [Crosland, vol. 2, pp.84 & 96; Blue Guide]. But [Houghton] says he was born at Kilkenny and spent his childhood at Dysart Castle. The castle is a ruin.

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