Kilkenny is the capital of Kilkenny County, located along the River Nore in the southern central parts of Ireland, about halfway between Dublin and Limerick, which are both around 100 kilometres away. It has around 22,000 inhabitants and in 2009 it celebrated the 400th birthday as being a city.
From the Kilkenny Travel Guide
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The absence of air conditioning was a major issue as there was a heat wave during our stay. Very hot in the room and it was hard to sleep. The location was great for exploring the city as it was right in the centre of town. The downside of that was that it was noisy quite late. ... more
Although suiting our needs ie. close to town and self catering (with no other guests present) we were a bit disappointed with the general facilities at Rose Cottage. ... more
Very nice place to stay. The only thing disappointing was that we got there early-before checkin time and no one was there. We had hoped that we could drop our backpacks off. Our mistake though as we were early. The innkeeper was extremely nice and even gave us a lift to the bus station after checking out. ... more
Ireland--Kilkenny to Cashel & back (need info!)
hi. will be arriving in Kilkenny (from Dublin) midday March 13th, staying there and heading on to Cork on the 15th. I would love to get over to see the rock of cashel, but cant seem to proficiently navigate the bus website to see my roundtrip time table options...or even if a Saturday or Sunday visit ...
Ireland - last questions before the trip
Hi guys So, in two days we're off to Dublin and beautiful Ireland, and I had some last questions about the Burren - I heard there are several trek routes there, what part of it would you recommend to see? We'll also be in Kilkenny, Killarney and Cork, any suggestions about those places? We were also ...
Ireland for New Years - anyone done it before?
Hiya I'm thinking of booking a 6 day tour with Haggis Adventures (www.haggisadventures.com) that includes 3 days in Dublin (over New Years eve) and then a 3 day tour around Kilkenny, Cashel, Blarney, Killarney, Dingle, Doolin in Cliffs of Moher and then back to Dublin where I fly back to London. Has ...