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Encyclopedia > County Kilkenny
County Kilkenny
Contae Chill Chainnigh
Coat of arms of County Kilkenny
Location
centerMap highlighting County Kilkenny
Statistics
Province: Leinster
County Town: Kilkenny
Code: KK
Area: 2,061 km²
Population (2006) 87,394
Website: www.kilkennycoco.ie

County Kilkenny (Contae Chill Chainnigh in Irish) is located in the south east of Ireland in the province of Leinster. It is named after Kilkenny, the main city in the region. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... map File links The following pages link to this file: County Kilkenny Wikipedia:Irish wikipedians notice board/Archive04 Categories: GFDL images ... During late Gaelic and early historic times Ireland was divided into provinces to replace the earlier system of the tuatha. ... Statistics Area: 19,774. ... A county town is the capital of a county in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... A number plate for a car registered in 2001 in County Dublin Index marks on Number plates in the Republic of Ireland issued since 1987 have the format YY-CC-SSSSSS where the components are: YY — a 2-digit year (e. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Statistics Area: 19,774. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ...


Inhabitants of Kilkenny are often referred to as "Kilkenny Cats"; the phrase is also used to describe the Kilkenny Hurling team, one of the strongest in the country. The term Kilkenny Cat refers to anyone who is a tenacious fighter. ... For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ...


It was formerly the Kingdom of Osraige, which existed from at least the 2nd century A.D. until the 13th century. The current Catholic ecclesiastical dioceses of that area is still known as Ossory however the original kingdom was bounded by two of the Three Sisters the rivers Barrow and Suir. The northern limit was, generally, the Slieve Bloom Mountains. It has been suggested that Ossory be merged into this article or section. ... The 2nd century is the period from 101 - 200 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian Era. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... This article should be transwikied to wiktionary Ecclesiastical means pertaining to the Church (especially Christianity) as an organized body of believers and clergy, with a stress on its juridical and institutional structure. ... In some Christian churches, the diocese is an administrative territorial unit governed by a bishop, sometimes also referred to as a bishopric or episcopal see, though more often the term episcopal see means the office held by the bishop. ... Ossory, also spelt Osraighe, is an ancient kingdom of Ireland. ... The Three Sisters are an extensive network of three rivers which drain a large part of Ireland including County Tipperary, County Carlow, County Kilkenny and County Waterford, among others, the rivers enter the sea near Waterford City. ... Look up Barrow in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The River Suir (IPA: ) is a river in Ireland that flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Waterford after a distance of 183 kilometres. ... The Slieve Bloom Mountians rise from the central plain of Ireland to a height of about 560 metres. ...


Villages in Kilkenny

Ballyhale is a village in County Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland. ... Ballyragget is a small town with a population of 1,900 people in County Kilkenny, Ireland. ... Bennettsbridge (Droichead Bineád in Irish) is a village in County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, 6km south of Kilkenny city in the southeast of Ireland. ... Carrigeen is a village to the east of Mooncoin in County Kilkenny containing a church which together with the churches in Killinaspick and Mooncoin, make up the parish of Mooncoin. ... Castlecomer is the main town in north County Kilkenny, Ireland, with a population of about 2000. ... Castlewarren (Warrens Castle) is a small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland, which is located approx 4 km north of the N10 National Primary Route at Flagmount. ... Callan (Callainn in Irish) is one of the largest towns in County Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland. ... A townland on the N10 National Primary Route in County Kilkenny, Ireland. ... Graiguenamanagh Graiguenamanagh, also spelled Graignamanagh (Gráig na Manach in Irish. ... Goresbridge. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Inistioge is a very small town in County Kilkenny in the Republic of Ireland. ... Johnstown Village Green Johnstown (Baile Sheain in Irish) is a village in County Kilkenny in southeast midlands of Ireland in the Diocese of Ossory. ... Johnswell is a village in County Kilkenny. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Killinaspick is a small village in the south of Co Kilkenny, Ireland in the church parish of Mooncoin. ... Kilmacow is a small village in South Kilkenny, Ireland. ... Kilmoganny is a small village in the south-east of Ireland, in the county of Kilkenny. ... Knocktopher is a village in County Kilkenny situated on the N9 National Primary Route between Kilkenny City and Waterford. ... Mooncoin is a village situated in the far south of county Kilkenny, in Ireland, just 7 miles from Waterford City on the main Waterford to Limerick road. ... Mullinavat is regarded by many as the capital of south Kilkenny. ... Shankill Castle, Paulstown Paulstown (Baile Phóil in Irish) is a small village in County Kilkenny in Ireland, located at the (northern) junction of the N9 and N10 National primary roads. ... Redhouse (An Tigh Rua in Irish) is a small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland located midway between the towns of Callan and Kilmanagh. ... This article is about the town in Ireland. ... A village on the west side of County Kilkenny near the Tipperary border. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Stoneyford is a small village in County Kilkenny situated about 8 miles south of the city of Kilkenny on the N9 Waterford road in the parish of Aghaviller in the Diocese of Ossory. ... Urlingford (Áth na nUrlainn in Irish) is a town in County Kilkenny in the southeastern part of the midlands of Irish midlands. ... Windgap (Beárna na Gaoithe in Irish, meaning Gap of the Wind. ...

Sport

Kilkenny has a successful hurling team, known as "The Cats", this name is derived from the saying "to fight like Kilkenny cats". The Kilkenny team has won the All-Ireland championships in hurling 29 times, their most recent win being the 2006 championship, where they defeated rivals Cork. For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association For the state of play in the 2007 Championship, see All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2007 The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of hurling played in Ireland. ... For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For more details of Cork GAA see Cork Senior Football Championship or Cork Senior Hurling Championship. ...


External links

Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
County Kilkenny
  • Kilkenny County Council Website
  • Map of Kilkenny

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