Information Kilkenny Ireland


Kilkenny County

One of the most attractive tourist destinations in Ireland, Kilkenny derives it name from the Irish name, “Cill Chainnigh” which when translated means - Cell or church of Cainnech/ Canice. Kilkenny sees a broad variation in climate owing to its wide river valleys in the region. The climate is usually windy, but changes a lot. Temperatures too, go the extreme way, both in the summer and winter. The culture of Kilkenny is also rich and is beautifully reflected through its fantastic traditional Irish music.

Accommodation in Kilkenny County

Kilkenny County offers visitors a wide variety of accommodation options that cater to their taste, budget and preference.

Kilkenny Hotels

Hotels in Kilkenny are among the best in Ireland and provide guests with modern facilities to make their stay a memorable one. The hotels in Kilkenny that feature among the best are Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny Rivercourt, Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny Hiberian Hotel, Pembroke Hotel Kilkenny, Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel and many others.

Kilkenny Bed & Breakfast

• Bed & Breakfast Guest House accommodation in Kilkenny offers you tasty and healthy breakfast of your preference and in an ambiance that defines Irish hospitality. Some of the best B&B guest houses in Kilkenny are Butler House, San Antonio, and Laurels Guesthouse.
• Bed & Breakfast Homes : Complete with a true Irish ambiance, the well-known bed and breakfast homes in Kilkenny include Celtic House, Oldtown Farmhouse, Twin Oaks and many more.

Restaurants in Kilkenny

Kilkenny is a well-known culinary destination and the restaurants in Kilkenny offer an amazing array of delicacies, some with an international flavor, while the others specialize in delicacies unique to the region. Dining out in Kilkenny is a experience in itself and some of the best place to dine are Ripleys Steakhouse, Cafe Sol Kilkenny City and Sol Bistro Thomastown, Long Man of Kilfane, and Ming Court.

Tourist Attractions and Activities in Kilkenny

Some of the popular tourist attractions in Kilkenny include Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Black Abbey, Grace’s Castle, Watergate Theatre, Butler House, Kilkenny Town Hall, Kells Priory and Dunmore Cave. Visitors can also enjoy Golf and a number of adventure sports like angling, sailing, horse riding and a few more unusual ones.