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JFK Arboretum
New Ross  (Map southeast - K15)
Phone: +353 51 388171   Fax: +353 51 388172  
Opening Times: Open:May-August Daily 10.00-20.00 April & September Daily 10.00-18.30 October-March Daily 10.00-17.00  

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Tintern Abbey
Saltmills, New Ross (Map southeast - K15)
Phone: +353 51 562650  
Opening Times: Open: Mid June-Late September Daily 09.30-18.30  

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Jerpoint Abbey
Thomastown (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 56 24623   Fax: +353 56 54003  
Opening Times: Open:1 March-31 May Daily 10.00-17.00 June-13 September Daily 09.30-18.30 14 September -15 November Daily 10.00-17.00 16 November -30 November Daily 10.00-16.00  

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Kilkenny Castle
The Parade, Kilkenny. (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 (0)56 21450   Fax: +353 (0)56 63488  
Opening Times: Daily Apr - May 10.30 - 17.00 and Jun - Sept 10.00 - 19.00; Oct-Mar Tues - Sun 10.30 - 17.00 closed for lunch, Sun opens at 11.00  

A 12th century castle, the former seat of the Butler family, and now houses the Butler Art Gallery, the Old Castle kitchen which is amazing and several rooms restored to 1830’s decor. The grounds are tranquil and home to many birds. The Guide Tour costs IR£3.50, reductions for groups, children, senior citizens. The Design Centre is just across the street.


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Kilkenny Design Centre
Castleyard, Kilkenny (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 (0)56 22118   Fax: +353 (0)56 65905   Email: info@kilkennydesigncentre.iol.ie
Opening Times: 9.00 - 18.00 daily  

Located opposite Kilkenny Castle, the Kilkenny Design Centre is a must-see, a showcase of the most successful Irish design in clothes, ceramics, glass, wood, jewellery. The restaurant upstairs has a view over the courtyard and artists’ studios, and serves really wholesome food: great coffee and fresh baking.


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Kilkenny Tourist Office
Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 (0)56 51500  

Info on accommodation, eating, sights, walking tours of Kilkenny, also Bureau de Change and Gift shop, maps and guides.


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Nicholas Mosse Mill and Shop
Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 (0)56 27644   Fax: +353 (0)56 27491  
Opening Times: Mon - Sat 9.00 - 18.00, Sun 13.30 - 17.00  

Bennettsbridge is just 4 miles south of Kilkenny town and Nicholas Mosse Mill is a tranquil area on the river Nore. There is the Mill, the Shop offering ceramics, glass and table linen, and the Cafe which serves a mix of traditional Irish dishes and other European influences.


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Ormond Castle
Carrick On Suir (Map southeast - I16)
Phone: +353 51 640787  
Opening Times: Open:Mid June-September Daily 09.30-18.30  

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Rock of Cashel
Cashel, Co. Tipperary (Map southeast - H15)
Phone: +353 (0)62 61437   Fax: +353 (0)62 62988  
Opening Times: Summer open daily 9.00 - 19.30; winter 9.30 - 16.30  

Cashel’s history dates back to the 4th century and has involved Saint Patrick, King Brian Boru and King Cormac. The hill overlooking the town is The Rock of Cashel where an 11th century chapel still stands. Several medieval buildings survive on anoutcrop of rock including a cathedral and a round tower . Admission IR£3.00, concessions for students, children, seniour citizens.


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St. Canice’s Cathedral
Kilkenny. (Map southeast - J14)
Phone: +353 (0)56 64971   Fax: +353 (0)56 23646   Email: stcanicescathedral@eircom.net
Opening Times: Mon - Sat 9.00 - 18.00 closed for lunch, Sun 14.00 - 18.00; Winter 10.00 - 16.00  

13th century Early Gothic Cathedral, built on an ancient 6th century site of worship, it was badly damaged Cromwell in 1650. There’s also a 9th century Norman Round Tower which may be climbed


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Swiss Cottage
Kilcommon Cahir (Map southeast - H15)
Phone: +353 52 41144  
Opening Times: Open:Mid March-End March & October Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.30 April Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-13.00 &14.00-18.00 May-October Daily 10.00-18.00 Mid October Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.30  

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