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Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny County, Leinster, Ireland photo
Kilkenny Castle, County Kilkenny, Leinster

Kilkenny Castle, in Kilkenny, is one of the most magnificent castles in Ireland, built by the Normans who arrived in the city during the 13th century.

Kilkenny is a medieval city of 24,000 people acclaimed internationally as a centre for craft and design. Technology, Tourism, Craft & Design and food processing are the main industries in Kilkenny county. Each year Kilkenny hosts a number of international festivals and the city is a very popular tourist destination.

This medieval city is characterised by many beautifully restored buildings and winding slipways - it is small and compact enough to explore on foot, yet full of fascinating historical buildings and contemporary shops, design galleries and restaurants.

SOURCE: Nutan, courtesy of Tourism Ireland.



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