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 its 186-foot high [...]

St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 18422020-05-08T07:06:46+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 Dublin. [...]

St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 12852020-05-08T07:12:35+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 century2020-05-07T13:01:21+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 17572020-05-04T11:56:18+00:00

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 1180

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funny sculptural carvings & the choice location for burial Jerpoint Abbey is located just outside the beautiful village of Thomastown in co. Kilkenny. It was founded in 1180 as a Cistercian Abbey by [...]

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 11802020-05-07T12:52:53+00:00