Kilkenny is the county town of in southeast Ireland, with a population of 26,512 in 2016. At its core is the medieval city founded by the Normans, and in the 1640s it was effectively the capital of Ireland.
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Notable Places in the Area

was the period of Irish Catholic self-government between 1642 and 1649, during the Eleven Years' War.

Town hall
The Tholsel on High Street, Kilkenny, was built in 1761 by Alderman William Colles as place for collecting tolls, but has also been used as a customs house, a courthouse and a guildhall. Photo: AFBorchert, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a tower house which formed part of a and National Monument located in Kilkenny, . Photo: John Stephen Reid, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an airport located 1.5 NM west of Kilkenny in , . is situated 3½ km west of Kilkenny. Photo: kevin higgins, CC BY-SA 2.0.


52.651° or 52° 39' 3.7" north
-7.2485° or 7° 14' 54.6" west
Open Location Code
73 metres (240 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 428339466
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كيلكيني
  • Basque: Kilkenny
  • Breton: Cill Chainnigh
  • Bulgarian: Килкени
  • Catalan: Kilkenny
  • Cebuano: Kilkenny
  • Chinese: 基坎尼
  • Chinese: 基尔肯尼
  • Czech: Kilkenny
  • Danish: Cill Chainnigh
  • Danish: Kilkenny
  • Dutch: Kilkenny
  • Egyptian Arabic: كيلكينى
  • English: County Kilkenny
  • Finnish: Kilkenny
  • French: Kilkenny
  • Galician: Cill Chainnigh
  • Galician: Kilkenny
  • Georgian: კილკენი
  • German: Cill Chainnigh
  • German: Kilkenny
  • Greek: Κίλκενι
  • Hebrew: קילקני
  • Hungarian: Kilkenny
  • Indonesian: Kilkenny
  • Irish: Cathair Chill Chainnigh
  • Irish: Cill Chainnigh
  • Irish: Kilkenny
  • Italian: Kilkenny
  • Japanese: キルケニー
  • Kazakh: Kïlkennï
  • Kazakh: Килкенни
  • Kazakh: كىيلكەننىي
  • Korean: 킬케니
  • Latin: Canicopolis
  • Latin: Fanum Sancti Canici
  • Latin: Kilkennia
  • Lithuanian: Kilkenis
  • Lithuanian: Kilkenny
  • Lithuanian: Kilkeny
  • Low German: Kilkenny
  • Manx: Keeill Chennee
  • Norwegian: Kilkenny
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kilkenny
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cill Chainnigh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kilkenny
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kilkenny
  • Persian: کیلکنی
  • Polish: Kilkenny
  • Portuguese: Kilkenny
  • Romanian: Kilkenny
  • Russian: Килкенни
  • Scots: Kilkenny
  • Serbian: Kilkeni
  • Serbian: Kilkenny
  • Serbian: Килкени
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kilkenny
  • Silesian: Kilkenny
  • Slovak: Kilkenny
  • Slovenian: Kilkenny
  • Spanish: Kilkenny
  • Swahili: Kilkenny
  • Swedish: Cill Chainnigh
  • Swedish: Kilkenny
  • Tamil: கில்கென்னி
  • Turkish: Kilkenny
  • Ukrainian: Кілкенні
  • Urdu: کلکینی
  • Volapük: Cill Chainnigh
  • Welsh: Kilkenny
  • Western Frisian: Kilkenny
  • Cantae Chill Chainnigh

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