Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

Ballybur Castle County Kilkenny

Ballybur Castle, Kilkenny City

Ballybur Castle is a five storey 16th century towerhouse, 8km south of the medieval city of Kilkenny. The castle has been restored to it's former authentic glory using the same techniques and materials as the original 16th century builders. The rooms are larger and the stairs wider than in most of the known square towerhouses.… Continue reading
Smithwicks Brewery in Kilkenny City

Smithwick Brewery Experience

Brewed using the finest of ingredients and centuries of experience, meet the ale that has taken centuries of turbulent times on the chin and survived against all odds. Immerse yourself in the amazing heritage of the Smithwick's family and enjoy a multi-sensory and interactive experience of what life was like at the St Frances Abbey… Continue reading
St John’s Priory Kilkenny City

Medieval Mile in Kilkenny

Welcome to Kilkenny and the world famous Medieval Mile Once the medieval capital of Ireland, the city has a rich medieval heritage visible though its narrow streetscapes; its historical buildings and landmarks. The city’s origins predate existing medieval landmarks. Saint Canice (who gives Kilkenny its name) founded a monastic settlement here in the 6th century.…

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B&B Kilkenny your host Mrs Breda Dore

B&B Host

Meet your host – Mrs Breda Dore We look forward to welcoming you to Avila Bed and Breakfast in medieval Kilkenny.Our rooms are all ensuite with tea/coffee making facilities. We have safe offroad parking, and also drying facilities for bikers,walkers and cyclists. We will do our best to make sure your stay is comfortable and…

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