Thursday, 11 April 2013

County Kilkenny, Ireland

Picture of Kilkenny County

County Kilkenny has been at the heart of Irish civilization and culture for more than fifteen centuries. It boasts a unique selection of historic sites and buildings from the 7th century. The county's quality hotels, elegant restaurants, award-winning pubs, talented musicians and warm hearted people make it an ideal holiday destination. Experience Kilkenny's world-famous design tradition by watching the skill and creativity of local and international craftsmen at first hand. Kilkenny is also an excellent sporting county, with good opportunities for angling, shooting and golf. The county is famous for its hurling teams. The ancient Irish game is practiced like an artform here.