These are some of my pictures of Kilkenny, Ireland. My mom and I took a day trip to Kilkenny from Dublin (there’s about an hour and a half train ride between the two) in May of 2012.

This biggest highlight of Kilkenny, Ireland is Kilkenny Castle, but there are also colorful buildings in the city center and medieval churches all over the place. On top of that, there’s the Smithwick’s Brewery at St. Francis Abbey and plenty of restaurants and shops.

The people of Kilkenny are some of the nicest I came across when I was in Europe. Not only would they go out of their way to say hello to each other, they also say hello to you (that’s not always the case when you travel abroad). They were extremely helpful in helping us find the train station when we were sprinting through Kilkenny to catch our train back to Dublin (pictured below).

Check out some of my pictures of Kilkenny (click on an image to open the slideshow)!

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