Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse, Kilkenny

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Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse is located in Kilkenny. Make Kilkenny Old Jail and Courthouse a centerpiece of your Kilkenny vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kilkenny trip tool .
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  • Far as I know you can't go in there and it is my opinion, not worth to make to Kilkenny. You also have a brewery near the Courthouse and Rothe house and garden. So if you are driving around row look this way
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  • This building, characterized today by a neoclassical façade, has ancient origins. During the Middle Ages was court and then prison. To be observed, if passing through.
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  • I would love if this was more accessible and more information available about it. It has a plaque outside but I think that the walls could tell far more given this buildings varied history. It is so a...  more »

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