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Kilkenny Castle
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
The Parade, Kilkenny

There has been a castle on this site since 1172 when the Norman Knight, Richard de Clare, called Strongbow, built a wooden tower on this rocky height overlooking the River Nore. The first stone castle was built here twen...   more

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Jerpoint Abbey
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Jerpoint, Thomastown, Kilkenny

Following the Dissolution the property was granted to James Butler, Earl of Ormond. In the early years of the nineteenth century the Cistercian ruins of Ireland became popular with the romantics. In 1823 the ruins of Jer...   more

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Butler Gallery
Category: Arts
Castle Yard, Kilkenny

Piercing Strobes
Located within the splendid grounds of the spectacular Kilkenny Castle , the Butler Art Gallery plays host to a a variety of exhibits by both Irish and internati...

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St. John the Evangelist Church
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Upr. John Street, Kilkenny

Mary Elizabeth Norris, Bapt. Oct. 15, 1865, B. Sept. 17, Thomas / Bridget Cox Hugh Thompson & Elizabeth Kane Thomas Milne, Bapt. Oct. 15, 1865, B. Sept. 4, John / Mary Driscoll Wit. John Foley & Ann Wiseman Micha...   more

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Mosse Pottery
Category: Arts
Bennetsbridge, Kilkenny

One of the most famous names of Irish pottery both here and internationally, Nicholas Mosse runs his business independently of the systems discussed above and at present he employs about a hundred people. He left Ireland...   more

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Rothe House
Category: Monument + Museum + Sightseeing + Tours
Parliament Street, Kilkenny

As explained previously Andrew Wolfe was a schoolmaster after whom this part of Rothe House is called. The map gives the number of the various rooms. The valuation is also given in the table. The tenants changed quite fr...   more

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Kilkenny Arts Festival
Category: Activities
Abbey Street, 9/10 Abbey Business Centre, Kilkenny

The Sea & Cake. Watergate Theatre, Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Each year the medieval city of Kilkenny welcomes visitors for 10 days during the spectacular Killkenny Arts Festival. Offering a unique mix of art forms including live classical and contemporary music, visual art, theatr...   more

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Black Abbey
Category: Sightseeing + Tours
Parliament Street, Kilkenny

Nobody is sure why this Dominican church, founded in 1225, is named Black Abbey. It may be because the Dominicans wore black capes over their white habits, or perhaps because the Black Plague claimed the lives of eight p...   more

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Kilkenny Golf Club
Category: Activities
Glendine, Kilkenny

In 1908 Kilcreene was opened by the Marchioness of Ormond before a distinguished gathering. Kilcreene was a much bigger venture as the course had to be maintained Winter and Summer. It was splendidly bunkered and was lai...   more

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Callan Golf Club
Category: Activities
Geraldine, Callan

Whilst UK-GolfGuide.com tries to ensure that the information which we present on this page is as up to date as possible, please check with Callan Golf Club before making any playing arrangements or firm travel plans. Ple...   more

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