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Kilkenny is a city of about 26,000 in the 'Sunny South East' of Ireland. It lies just 75 miles southwest of Dublin.
Thomastown is a 13th Century medieval walled town in County Kilkenny. It is on the bank of the river Nore and is famous for Jerpoint Abbey, Kilfane Glen gardens, and Mount Juliet Golf Course.
In County Kilkenny
Castlecomer is the largest town in north County Kilkenny. It has a population of just over 1,500.
Freshford is a village in County Kilkenny. The river Nuenna runs through the village, which is an important tributary of the river Nore.
Inistioge is a village in County Kilkenny. It is located 16 miles southeast of Kilkenny City.
Graignamanagh or Graiguenamanagh is a village in County Kilkenny, near the border with County Carlow.
Callan is a town in south-east County Kilkenny. It is located on the banks of the Kings River.
Ballyragget is a town in north County Kilkenny. It has a population of 1,450. The town is beside the river Nore.
Mooncoin is a town in south County Kilkenny, near Waterford city. Mooncoin is famous from the song 'The Rose of Mooncoin'.
Coon is a Village in County Kilkenny. Coon or Coan has a meaning of "harbour" even though it is inland.