Kilkenny is known for it's entertainment and has some of Ireland's best Restaurants & Bars. We have them listed for you to visit.
Find out where to stay in Kilkenny with our guide to Kilkenny's B&B's, Self Satering accommodation, Hotels and Hostels.
With live music every night of the week, theatre and festivals, Kilkenny always has something going on...
Collectively, Kilkenny people are known as 'The Cats', most specifically in the arena of hurling
One of the most instantly recognised buildings in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle has been an important site since Strongbow constructed the first castle, probably a wooden structure, in the 12th century.
The "Kilkenny Cats" nickname stems from the feral felines that once inhabited the Dunmore caves in the north of the county.
All-time top scorer in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship is Henry Shefflin with 565 points in 71 games, scoring 27-484.
Kilkenny is 117 kilometres (73 mi) away the capital Dublin and 48 kilometres (30 mi) north from the nearest city Waterford. Wexford is 80 kilometres (50 mi) to the south-east and Limerick is 122 kilometres (76 mi) to the west.