Five things to do in Kilkenny

Kilkenny is known as the medieval capital of Ireland. In a nutshell:

6th May, 2006

Kilkenny is known as the medieval capital of Ireland. In a nutshell:

The city has been a market town since the fourth century and was, previously, the ecclesiastical and political centre of the country. The name Kilkenny is an Anglicisation of the Irish Cill Cheannaigh, which translates as the Church of Canice, named after a 6th century monk. The town’s cathedral on Dean Street was used by Oliver Cromwell in 1650 to house his horses...

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