Kilkenny Local Customs

  • Hillbilly Casino (USA) at 2008 Festival.
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  • 1. History

    When you're in Kilkenny, this would apply to Waterford too, you will probably see lots of references to 'Ormond', like Ormond St/road, businesses & hotels with Ormond in the name. And you might just...

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  • 2. Hurling

    Hurling is an ancient Gaelic sports and very popular in Ireland. We happened to be in Kilkenny two days before an important hurling match. It was the “All-Ireland Championship”, where Kilkenny and...

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  • 3. Cat's Laughs Festival

    Every June bank holiday, Murphys brewery sponsor a comedy festival in Kilkenny, attracting top comedians from all over the British isles and even some Americans like Dan Castellata (the guy who does...

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  • 4. Smirting & The Smoking Ban

    Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got...

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  • 5. Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival

    The Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Festival takes place over the first weekend in May every year. It features a mixture of Irish, American, Canadian and European...

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  • 6. City Status

    There's a bit of a hoo-ha about Kilkenny's city status. By rights it is really too small by most standards to be even considered as a city, as its population is...

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