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Kilkenny is categorised as Heritage / Riverside

Kilkenny Castle
Waterford Crystal Chandelier (Photo Courtesy: Mutantchicken14)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kilkenny is a town of rich medieval heritage.
  • Kilkenny is a treasure trove of historical buildings and landmarks, exemplified by the magnificent Kilkenny Castle.
  • Kilkenny is a city located in south-east part of Ireland and the county town of the eponymous County Kilkenny.
  • Kilkenny is built on both banks of the River Nore in the province of Leinster.
  • Kilkenny is regarded for its culture with craft and design workshops, the Watergate Theatre, public gardens and museums.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Dublin (124 kms), Shannon (153 kms), Galway (179 kms)

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    The National Crafts Gallery is located in Castle Yard directly across from Kilkenny Castle. This gallery was initiated by the Crafts Council of Ireland with the objective of stimulating an innovative and quality design ethos in the Irish crafts sector. The gallery boasts an impressive range of craft exhibitions that successfully communicate and showcase the cultural and commercial attributes of the craft sector in Ireland.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Art Gallery
    The castle is located on elevated ground beside the river at the south-eastern end of the city. The castle was built in the thirteenth century on the site of an earlier fort. The Butlers, the Earls of Ormonde (an Hibernicised Norman clan), occupied the castle from the fourteenth century onwards. In modern times, the castle has been restored to its former glory by the state, and was officially open to the public in 1976. There is an exhibition hall open to the public in the Old Castle Stables. Kilkenny Castle provides guided tours, an art gallery, a café during summer, extensive grounds and a children's play area.
    Lake or Riverside
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    A visit to the House of Waterford Crystal is a must for any visitor. Visit the home of the world-renowned glassware manufacturers. View the process that began in 1783, enjoy a demonstration of all phases of production and purchase exquisite pieces in the retail shop. Famed for its hand-cut crystal, Waterford is a city rich in history. Settled by successive waves of Celts, Vikings and Normans, Waterford and the surrounding countryside of County Kilkenny boast a wealth of elegant Georgian houses, thatched cottages, Viking towers, prehistoric barrows and ruined castles.
    Factory Visit

Destinations within reach from Kilkenny

  • Dublin ( 124 Km )

    Dublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland and a typical International traveller more

  • Galway ( 179 Km )

    Galway is a city in Western Ireland. Galway is renowned for seafaring and fishing traditions more

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Nearest Airport in Kilkenny
  • Dublin Airport ( DUB ) , Dublin-124 Kms
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