What to See & Do in Kilkenny

Off the motorway: Dublin to Waterford

Get off the M9 with this fantastic itinerary filled with interest through an under visited and very beautiful part of Ireland.

Kilkenny Courthouse

Many Irish public building have changed little in outward appearance over the centuries.

Jerpoint Abbey

Jerpoint Abbey was founded in the 1160s by Cistercians, a contemplative order of monks which originated in France, on land granted by the King of …

St Canice’s Cathedral

The city of Kilkenny takes its name from this Cathedral, which was built during the early 13th century on the site of an earlier monastic settlement.

Kilkenny Castle

One of the earliest and most important Norman castles in Ireland sits high on a hill overlooking the river Nore at the heart of the city that grew up …

Inistioge, Co Kilkenny

Inistioge is a romantic village beautifully located on the banks of the River Nore in South Kilkenny which has been the location for several movies …

The Watergarden, Thomastown

This small garden is managed and staffed by the residents of Camphill, a movement composed of individuals, many with special needs, who live together …

Kilkenny City, Co Kilkenny

Known as the Marble City, Kilkenny is Ireland's smallest city and was once its capital, albeit very briefly.

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Dunmore Cave

While many cave systems open to visitors in Ireland were discovered relatively recently, this one has been known about since at least the 9th century, …