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Cultural County Kilkenny

An energetic county with rich historical roots, County Kilkenny is truly fascinating.

Wander the cobbled streets of the Medieval Mile where Irish folklore is embedded in every step. Learn about its Norman heritage and de...

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See Kilkenny car-freeWhether you embark on the stunning Grennan Loop Walk in Thomastown or take a boat ride down the River Nore in the city centre, there are plenty of car-free ways to see the best of County Kilkenny.
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There’s so much to discoverUncover a rich cultural legacy, discover beautiful art and enjoy unbeatable craic in Kilkenny. Start planning now.
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Walk the corridors of an imposing castle, take to the trees in Castlecomer or immerse yourself in the culture of Kilkenny’s medieval streets.

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Stroll cobbled streets and experience the medieval charm of The Marble County.

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Explore ancient caves, magnificent castles, and discover the rich history of County Kilkenny.

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Ancient history enthusiasts are well catered for across County Kilkenny, with field monuments such as passage tombs, high crosses, dolmens and stone circles all waiting to be re-discovered.

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