A trip from March 16, 2007 to March 16, 2007, travelling to Kilkenny
Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh or Church of Canice) is … More
Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh or Church of Canice) is the county seat of County Kilkenny, Ireland. The city proper has a population of 8,625, but including environs is 23,967; it is Ireland's smallest city both by area and population. Kilkenny is located on the River Nore and is famed for its history and nightlife. Kilkenny was granted a Royal Charter in 1609 by King James I; its status as a city was most recently recognised by Section 10(7) of the Local Government Act 2001, although it does not have the administrative privileges of other cities in the Republic of Ireland and is administered by a borough council.
Kilkenny, spanning the river Nore, is the only city in the Republic of Ireland that is not tidal. Kilkenny is also the only city in the republic that has neither an institute of technology nor university; although the National University of Ireland, Maynooth maintains an outreach centre at St. Kierans College.