Kilkenny offers an abundance of fascinating festivals, historic sites, abbeys, forest
parks, natural wonders and scenic locations.
Kilkenny City which was once, Irelands Capital must be
the finest Mediaeval city in Ireland. The cities origins date back more than 1,500 years.
Located in Rose Inn
Street the tourist office occupies a 16th Century
Alms House. Some of the finest Tudor
buildings in Ireland are in Kilkenny City. Walking Tours depart from outside the tourist office at regular intervals during the Summer months.
In Kilkenny's bustling towns, picturesque villages and peaceful
open countryside, you can be as near to every
thing or as far away from it all as you like.
Kilkenny Castle in the heart of
Kilkenny town stands tall and
proud, this 13th century
Anglo-Norman castle is
spectacular and set on beautiful
gardens and parkland. Barrow
Valley is where you can take the
Barrow Way in County Kilkenny,
and also in the area are holiday
barges for rent. Graiguenamanagh town, with its
13th century Cistercian monastery
or Graiguenamanagh Abbey
has much to delight the traveller, located beside the River Barrow
there are lots of water activities to experience.
an Irish Theatre company
situated in the Medieval City
of Kilkenny. The company was
founded in 1991 with the aim
of exploring theatre practice
and presentation for
audiences in the region.
KILKENNY ARTS FESTIVAL
For the past 25 years, Kilkenny
has come alive each August, and
has been the centre for all that
is best in the major art forms.
This spectacular medieval city
will be the host again in 1999
for an even bigger and better
arts festival, and will
celebrate all the riches of
visual arts, music, film,
theatre and literature.
KILKENNY DESIGN CENTRE
unique, both in ambiance and
style. Here under one roof,
you will find the very best of
Irish Design and Workmanship,
carefully chosen from over 200
studios and workshops around
the country. Everything has
been selected with genuine
craftsmanship and value in
THE KILKENNY INFORMATION AGE
an initiative to bring the
benefits of Technology and the
Internet to a medium size
Irish city. Giving locals a
focus for communication, this
website aims to bring Kilkenny
together through technology