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
For families wanting to spend a day at Castlecomer Discovery park there are plenty of activities on offer:
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 overall experience by picking up one of our Nature Trails from the reception desk.
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
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
The Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre (pictured below) is a must see for any visitor to Ireland. An impressive and iconic brand, Waterford Crystal, remains today at the cutting edge of high quality crystal manufacture. Pay a visit and you will get to see all aspects of the creation process such as the the Mould Room, the Blowing department and the quality inspection area as well