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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
 
Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
"The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s Ireland’s second city.Waterford city boasts the finest collection of 18th Century architecture of any city in Ireland outside of Dublin. Its great legacy from this era includes elegant architecture silverware and of course fine glassmaking. This period of elegance began in Waterford in 1741 when the Anglo-German architect Richard Castles designed the wonderful Bishop’s Palace. Castles built the Palace with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height Leinster House in Dublin. The Bishop’s Palace Museum reveals the story of Waterford from 1700 to the 1970s. Amongst the many items of national and international significance displayed at the museum is the only surviving Bonaparte 'mourning cross'
From EUR7.00
 
Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket
"Waterford Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland. The Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vau in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland and Europe that is built over two national monuments. This striking new building reveals the story of Waterford through the middle Ages and visitors are wowed as th the only piece of clothing to survive from King Henry VIII’s reign the ‘Cap of Maintenance’ as well as the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her state visit to Ireland in 2011.The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s
From EUR10.00

More Things to Do in County Kilkenny

IN THE CITY OF KILKENNY....

walking here really gives you the feeling that nothing here has changed for decades on end....It is a quiet town and I wasn't so very much impressed by the town because of the fact that most buildings...
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Apr 04, 2011

AND A CASTLE NEEDS A GARDEN......

and here it is: the CASTLE'S ROSEGARDEN, seen from above........Here we can really see how extremely green IRELAND is......yes, we all think that neighbours grass is always greener but IRELAND'S...
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Apr 04, 2011

ROTHE HOUSE......

This is a TUDOR MERCHANT'S HOUSE in the centre of KILKENNY CITY in Parliament street to be more specific!It is now the property of the Kilkenny ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY and it is a UNIQUE survival of a...
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Apr 04, 2011

BLACK ABBEY CATHEDRAL....

This Black Abbey ( as well as the St. Francis' Abbey & St. John's Priory) date back to mediaeval times.The grandeur of the Abbey of the Most Holy Trinity, set in the heart of the ancient Kingdom...
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eden_teuling
Apr 04, 2011

THE FLOWSTONE WALL.....

There are some areas in IRELAND where caves are most abundant such as: the BURREN of Co. Clare, the MARBLE ARCH area of Co. Fermanagh and the uplands or Cos. Leitrim & Sligo.All these areas, and...
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Apr 04, 2011

DUNMORE CAVE, MARKET CROSS....

This CAVE, with its imposing entrance, has been known of centuries but it is only comparatively recently that it has been fully explored and attempts have been made to unravel its history.Until the...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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ONGOING EXHIBITIONS IN THE BUTLER GALLERY....

Kilkenny Design Centre is a wonderful place to buy gifts and souvenirs of HIGH QUALITY, it is amazing that practically all GIFT & CRAFT SHOPS only sell EXQUISITE QUALITY ITEMS......not cheap, but...
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Apr 04, 2011

Cat Laughs

On the June Bank Holiday Weekend everybody with a few hours to spare heads to Kilkenny City, to see some of the world's top comedians. Catch an early show, and stay out to sample the nightlife...
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Aug 18, 2009

St Mary's Church Gowran

If you decide to visit Graiguenamanagh (see earlier tip) you’ll pass through the small village of Gowran along the way. Keep an eye out for the impressive St Mary’s Church, which dates from the 13th...
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barryg23
Aug 20, 2007

Dunmore Caves

The Dunmore Caves are located 10 km north of Kilkenny City on the Castlecomer Road. In these caves are some fine examples of stalactites and stalagmites as well as the largest cave column in Ireland,...
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Aug 20, 2007

Inistioge

Inistioge is a beautiful village on the banks of the River Nore in County Kilkenny. It’s located 16km south of Kilkenny City and though it consists of little more than a couple of streets around a...
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barryg23
Aug 20, 2007

Graiguenamanagh

Graiguenamanagh is a beautiful, small, riverside village in eastern Kilkenny near the Carlow/Kilkenny border. It’s close enough to the towns of Carlow and New Ross and to Kilkenny City to make it n...
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barryg23
Aug 20, 2007

Jerpoint Abbey

The picturesque ruins of Jerpoint Abbey are one of Kilkenny’s most popular sites. Located 2.5 km south of the village of Thomastown, on the road to Waterford, the abbey is run by the Irish Office of...
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barryg23
Aug 19, 2007

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

I visited here on 31st March. I would love to be able to tell you about it, but it closes over the winter and doesn't re-open until 1st April. Just my luck !The gardens are only open a few months each...
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kevarms
Nov 18, 2006

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College Road, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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Dublin Road, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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"County Kilkenny"
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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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