Destination Ireland: Kilkenny – October 2016 – Issue 256



Kilkenny is a medieval town located in south east Ireland. Come and marvel at all it has to offer.

Things to see and do

Kilkenny Castle is a must visit. This 12th century castle filled with history built in 1195 by 1st Earl William Marshal where it was an important feature of the town’s defences with four corner towers and a large ditch which is partially seen on the Parade. The beautifully kept gardens and parkland are open for public view and is a worthwhile visit for anyone visiting this great city. Adult ticket prices €7.

Festival of Food is hosted during the bank holiday 28th to 31st October, this foodie friendly event is proudly celebrated with Savour Village, where it is marking its 10th birthday. There is no shortage of tempting food stalls crammed with all types of delicious merchandise, mouth-watering cooking demos by celebrity chefs, competitions, with talks and workshops to participate in. Unique dining events are also available.

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