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Kilkenny is located on the River Nore in south-east Ireland .Approx. 8,600 residents living in the town of Leinster province. The suburbs is home to 22,000 in County Kilkenny.
Kilkenny was the seat of the kings of Ossory. King of Pembroke founded a castle here in the 1200s, but the city did not have city status until 1609. Kilkenny is a popular tourist destination. The city has attractions such as St. Canica cathedral from the 1300s, St. Mary’s church and the remains of dominikanske and fransiske monasteries as the Black Abbey in Parliament Street. The monastery was established here in 1225, was one of Ireland’s first dominikanske monasteries. It is one of Ireland’s largest stained glass windows. In earlier times the city was surrounded by a fortification: walls and Kilkenny were defending the city. Remnants of this can currently be seen in Abbey Street. Besides the historical castle as Kilkenny Castle, the city has a lively music scene with a Rhythm and Roots Festival in May. There are also ample opportunities for golf and horse riding.
Kilkenny Airport is located 25 miles north of Kilkenny.