There have been a good few publications that deal with different aspects of the history of Paulstown. Those listed below are the ones I am aware of. If you have another, that I have not listed, then I would be delighted to hear from you.
Barrowvale Local History Group (2000) Milling and Querne Stones. Goresbridge: Barrowvale Local History Group. [Discusses these features in Paulstown – Available at Kilkenny County Library]
Cleary, R.M. (1987) Archaeological Excavations on the Cork-Dublin Gas Pipeline (1981-1982). Cork: Department of Archaeology, University College Cork. [Some excavation were carried out in the townland of Shankill – Available at Kilkenny County Library and University College Cork Library]
Dobbs, Kildare ( 2005) Running the Rapids: A writers life. Lilliput Press. ISBN-13: 9781843510703 [Discusses childhood growing up in Viewmount house, Duninga townland, Paulstown civil parish] See blog article.
Drennan, Mrs. (1962) Paulstown Castle in Old Kilkenny Review. No. 14, pp.45-55.
Dunleavy, John, J. (2006) Paulstown and 1798 in Old Kilkenny Review. No 58, pp. 120-128.
Dunleavy, John, J. (2007) A Short History of Paulstown, Self-Publication.
Ffollitt, Rosemary (Year Unkown) Entrance Gates in Unknown Journal Title. pp.128-131. [Article about Shankill Castle entrance gates – Available at Kilkenny County Library]
Fitzgerald, Walter (Year Unkown) Gowran Church in Unknown Journal Title. pp.297-298. [Article discussed John Kelly of Kellymount – Available at Kilkenny County Library]
Kilkenny Industrial Archaeological Society (1989) Various photographs of industrial aspects of Paulstown such as coal pits, railway bridges etc.. [There are numerous photographs, this is not the title of the collection – Available at Kilkenny County Library
Mason, William Shaw (1814-1819) A Statistical Account or Parochial Survey of Ireland Volumes 1-3. Dublin: Grainsbury and Campbell. [Volume two has a detailed description of social and economic conditions of the civil parish of Kilmacahill]. See blog articles: Map, Origins of townland names,
Paulstown Education and Historical Society (2007) Paulstown School Past and Present Paulstown, Kilkenny: Grange Silvia Publications. ISBN: 978-0-9534485-3-1
Prendergast, William (1943) History of the Townland of Paulstown with Map. Found in National Library of Ireland, Ms. 785
Prendergast, William (c.1929) Copybook, mainly foolscap size, containing notes by William Prendergast for a social history of the Paulstown area of Co. Kilkenny and for the history of the Prendergast family. Dublin: National Library of Ireland: William Prendergast Papers, Ms. 8825
O’Brien, Sean (1955) The Ancient Parish of Kilmacahill in Old Kilkenny Review. No 8, pp. 16-18.
O’Keeffe, Maurice and Jane (2007) Recollections of a telephonist by Teresa English (nee Walsh). Tralee: O’Keeffe Audio CD. [Available at Kilkenny County Library, Graiguenamanagh Branch]
O’Kelly, Owen (1953) Kellymount Old Abbey in Old Kilkenny Review. No 6, pp 23-25
Roache, M. (2001) The Roache Story of Paulstown: An Ancestral and Family History of the Roaches of Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny in Australia (1875-2000), Queensland: Chandler. ISBN 095795400X 9780957954007
Rothery, Sean (1997) A filed guide to the buildings of Ireland: illustrating the smaller buildings of town and countryside. Dublin: Lilliput Press. ISBN: 1874675813b9761422d11989043. [Shankill Castle is one of the buildings in this publication]
Unknown. Sketch map showing location of old mass house at Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny, 18th C. Dublin: National Library of Ireland, Ms. 785
Unknown. Six manuscript maps of lands in the vicinity of Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny, some showing names of tenants, also plan of the village of Paulstown, with names of some inhabitants. Dublin: National Library of Ireland, Ms. 785
Walton, Julia C. (Year Unknown) Shankill Castle and the Butlers in Journal of the Butler Society.Vol. 2 No. 2. pp.168-171.