County Kilkenny Local Customs

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County Kilkenny Local Customs

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    Kilkenny Local Customs

    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 fleetingly wonder what that might refer to. Ormond is the anglicization of the original Irish name of 'Urmhumhan' meaning 'East Munster'. Munster is...

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  • Hurling

    Kilkenny Local Customs

    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 Cork were in the final. When driving through County Cork, we already noticed several cars and houses decorated with white-red flags (the colours of Cork)...

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  • Cat's Laughs Festival

    Kilkenny Local Customs

    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 Homer and Grampa in The Simpsons), George Wendt and Bill Murray. It's absolutely brilliant fun!!! :))

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