Why Visit KILKENNY?
Kilkenny – a perfect backdrop to uncovering tales of subterfuge and skulduggery! As Ireland’s medieval capital, Kilkenny has treasured its past and maintains a strong connection with its medieval history. There are traces of medieval lore on every corner with exceptional structures and buildings reflecting its medieval lineage throughout the county.
Consisting of narrow slipways, historic landmarks, cheerful pubs and brightly-coloured shop fronts, the Medieval Mile runs through the heart of the city, linking all of 13th century Kilkenny together.
Explore sites such as the Dunmore Caves, Kilkenny Castle, Jerpoint Abbey and Kells Priory and enjoy the warm welcome of the Kilkenny people. Let them bring these attractions to life as they fill you in on Kilkenny’s deepest and darkest secrets, stories and historical facts and tell tales of a mysterious and atmospheric nature.