County Kilkenny

Cill Chainnigh, meaning ‘Church of Cainnech’
Nickname: The Marble City (named after it’s black granite that resembles marble).

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in county Kilkenny

St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 1842

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The highest point in Kilkenny, 3 'official' names and A statue by Benzoni St Mary's Cathedral is located in Kilkenny City and is the highest point in the City with it's 186 foot [...]

St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 18422019-06-26T15:12:45+00:00

St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 1285

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The 2nd longest church in Ireland & The oldest building in Kilkenny St Canice's Cathedral was built between 1202 and 1285 and is the second longest in Ireland after St Patrick's Cathedral in [...]

St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 12852019-06-27T10:45:41+00:00

St Mary’s Church, Gowran. County Kilkenny 13th century

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Clerics, Norman tombs & Beautiful medieval carvings This national monument is St Mary's Church located in the village of Gowran in county Kilkenny. The church was served by a college of clerics who [...]

St Mary’s Church, Gowran. County Kilkenny 13th century2019-06-28T14:55:55+00:00

Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 1757

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One of Ireland's finest 5* golf estates, Normans & A gift to a wife Mount Juliet is located near the beautiful village of Thomastown in county Kilkenny. It was built in 1757 by [...]

Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 17572019-06-28T14:58:34+00:00

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 1180

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Everyone was dying to get into this Abbey! Jerpoint Abbey is located just outside the beautiful village of Thomastown in co.Kilkenny. It was founded in 1180 as a Cistercian Abbey by the King [...]

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 11802019-06-29T08:41:37+00:00