Kilkenny, Ireland is located on the banks of the River Nore. This town is a very popular tourist destination in Ireland, with many cultural attractions and activities. The Kilkenny Castle is a must see. The Black Abbey, St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Canice’s Cathedral are all exceptional historical buildings. There are numerous festivals and events in Kilkenny, especially music venues. The city parks are pleasant and very scenic. Good restaurants, pubs and bars are easy to find and the food is very good.