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Introduction Situated inland in the 'sunny south-east' of Ireland, Kilkenny is known as the medieval capital of Ireland. It is a county of gentle hills and fertile agricultural land, bordered by the Barrow and Suir rivers; Kilkenny city itself sits on the River Nore. The county covers an area of roughly 2000 square kilometers and has a population of about 75,000; 18,000 of whom are based in Kilkenny city. Kilkenny city has been a market town since at least the fourth century, and was for a while the ecclesiastical and political centre of the country. The infamous Statute of Kilkenny that attempted to …
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Hotel Kilkenny

This luxurious hotel is set among several resplendent acres of landscaped gardens. It's a mere five minutes' walk from Kilkenny city, making it both idyllic and convenient ...

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Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is the finest Norman castle in Ireland, built in the 12th Century. The castle is full of treasures: the Long Gallery, for example, is filled with ...

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Fleva Brasserie

Head chef and proprietor Michael Mee has created a culinary oasis on High Street. The decor is bright and cheerful with purples, reds and whites ...