Ireland's Ancient East

stone building with large glass window

More than a mile walking tour of Kilkenny

Join of a local guide for a great walking tour of Kilkenny as you will see and hear about many important sites that the historical city has to offer. You will also complete the medieval mile during your walking tour, not to miss out on!

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Kilkenny Boat Trip

Take a relaxing boat trip down the River Nore and discover the wildlife and beautiful views from the water. You guide will tell you all there is to know about Kilkenny as you travel down the water!

The eastern side of Ireland is steeped in history, and there's no better place to visit to experience country's built heritage dating back over 5,000 years. From neolithic momuments (which are older than the Egyptian Pyramids, dating from c3200bc) located in Newgrange in County Meath, to Medieval Castles, Monestaries, Country Estates and Viking settlements dotted around the landscape. "Ireland's Ancient East" is an initiative started by Fáilte Ireland to showcase the regions from Carlingford down to Cork and from Wicklow to the Shannon River, highlighting activities to suit the culturally curious and families looking for outdoor activites as well as sea & river activites.

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