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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 herita ...

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See Kilkenny car-free
Whether 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 discover
Uncover a rich cultural legacy, discover beautiful art and enjoy unbeatable craic in Kilkenny. Start planning now.
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Stroll cobbled streets and experience the medieval charm of The Marble County.

Step back in time

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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Walk the corridors of a majestic castle, take to the trees in Castlecomer or immerse yourself in the culture of Kilkenny’s medieval streets. From fun festivals to fine food, Kilkenny has it all.

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From comedy to food; make the most of your adventure in Kilkenny.

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