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Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny Entrance Ticket
"Make your own way to Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny roughly 1.5 hours from Dublin by car at a time suited to you. Located in an old Victorian brewing building in Kilkenny City the Smithwick’s Experience offers a fully interactive multi-sensory journey through Smithwick’s history.On arrival join one of the guided tours — which run every 30 minutes and last approximately an hour — and trace the evolution of Ireland’s oldest beer brand from its medieval origins right up to present day.Holograms
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Kilkenny City and Glendalough Day Trip from Dublin
"After setting off from central Dublin your first stop on the Kilkenny City and Glendalough Day Trip will be the 12th century Kilkenny Castle - a beautiful Anglo-Norman castle that stands on the banks of the River Nore. You’ll have time to explore Kilkenny Castle’s beautiful gardens before ambling into the city for lunch (available for an additional cost) and a stroll around its picturesque cobbled streets. Kilkenny City has a rich heritage of cathedrals Tudor houses and monasteries and you'll gain a sense of its medieval history as you walk around. Before leaving the city you'll see the St Francis Abbey Brewery
From EUR33.00
 
Wicklow Mountains Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin
"Discover Ireland's Ancient East departing Dublin (Collins Day Tours bus stop on Nassau Street 09.00 am) travel to Wicklow National Park for a guided tour of the monastic settlement of Glendalough and walk along the 'Valley of Two Lakes'  Drive through th pubs or a simple picnic in the Caste grounds! Time for private sightseeing/ shopping before departure at 4.15 pm. Return to Dublin around 6 pm.""""Full Day Tour to Wicklow mountains Glendalough and Kilkenny. Expert tour guides with separate coach driver. Luxury coaches with Free Wifi. Discover Ireland's Ancient East. Meander through country roads valleys and ever changing scenery to Wicklow National Park. Guided visits of Glendalough monastic settlement and Kilkenny medieval city."
From EUR33.00

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Kilkenny Castle

Forty years before our visit (short in the total timespan of the life of the castle), Arthur Butler, 6th Marquess and 24th Earl of Ormonde, sold his abandoned and deteriorating castle to the Castle...
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Smithwick's Brewery

Smithwick's Brewery (Smithwicks (St. Francis' Abbey) Brewery is situated in the heart of Kilkenny. Brewing was instigated in the city by the monks of the Franciscan Abbey who brewed their beers using...
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Saint Canice's Cathedral

The 13th Century Cathedral was closed for maintenace when we visited (Sept 2004), but you can still walk through th grounds and climb the round tower. The round tower is more inspiring for the climb...
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Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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College Road, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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Kilkenny Castle

The original Anglo-Norman stone castle was the work of Norman Knight - Richard De Clare who was nick-named Strongbow. Strongbow was one of the Knights who helped Henry II of England seize control of...
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St Canice Cathedral

St Canice’s Cathedral is a Gothic Cathedral believed to have been constructed between 1250 and 1285, how-ever this religious site was founded in the 6th century and named after St Canice or Cill...
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St. Mary's Cathedral

St Mary’s is a Roman Catholic Cathedral situated on James’s Street, Kilkenny. Bishop William Kinsella (1793-1845) had the church designed by William Dean Butler. He chose to have it built from...
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Kyteler's Inn

There sure are many pubs in this town to choose from. I loved the old building that was home to Kyteler's Inn which was founded in 1324 by dame Alice le Kyteler. The lady was born here in Kilkenny in...
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Kilkenny Design Centre

The National Craft Gallery is located in the Castle yard, once home to the stables and coach houses of the historic Kilkenny Castle. The imposing stable yard is a crescent-shaped building with...
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Kilkenny Courthouse

The courthouse was originally constructed in the 13th century by the wealthy Grace family who resided in it until in 1566, James Grace, the Governor of Ireland leased it to the state. It was used as a...
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"WELCOME TO MY COUNTY KILKENNY PAGE ......:-)"
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"Churches in Co. Kilkenny"
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"Hurling, hurling, hurling and.....Cats (Laughing)"
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"Kilkenny"
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