What To See and Do

Just some of the many activities and attractions of the local area. Click on "Read More" for the full article on each of the items featured. Many have their own website for more detailed information.

Kilkenny Castle

KILKENNY CASTLE stands dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River Nore and dominates the 'High Town' of Kilkenny City. Over the eight centuries of its existence, many additions and alterations have been made to the fabric of the building, making Kilkenny Castle today a

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The Rock of Cashel

It's huge, it's complex, it's iconic, there is nothing like it anywhere
else in the world and it's right here in Cashel at the heart of Tipperary. The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), more formally St. Patrick's Rock, it is also known as Cashel of the Kings. Reputedly the site of the

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Discovery Park - Castlecomer


Family Activities

For families wanting to spend a day at Castlecomer Discovery park there are plenty of activities on offer:



 - Nature Trails

With 80 acres of woodland and 6km of trails surrounding two lakes, Castlecomer Discovery Park has plenty of room for exploration. Families can liven up a walk and improve their

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Dunmore Caves


Dunmore Cave is eleven kilometres north of Kilkenny City and, like other caves across the country, is formed by limestone which was laid down over 300 million years ago. It contains almost a quarter of a mile of passages and at its deepest point is 150 foot below the surface. Although this is smaller than many of the caves around the country, the beauty and magic of its calcite formations as well as

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