County Kilkenny is located in the southeast of Ireland. A large number of Norman castles and abbeys make Kilkenny one of Ireland's most historic counties. Modern Kilkenny boasts a vibrant nightlife, particularly in Kilkenny City, and a rich array of arts and crafts. The river visitor attractions include Kilkenny Castle, Jerpoint Abbey, Dunmore Cave, Saint Canices Cathedral, and Duiske Abbey. Places to stay include Kilkenny City, Knocktopher, Freshford, Thomastown, and Graiguenamanagh.
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Kilkenny is located in the southeast of Ireland. It is relatively close to Cork and Rosslare for sea access. Dublin, Cork, and Shannon airports are all within a few hours
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Kilkenny is home to many fine restaurants, cafés and eateries. Find out about dining in Kilkenny.
Kilkenny Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.
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