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Visit the largest Cistercian Duiske Abbey in the gorgeous village of Graignamanagh. Enjoy the ambience by the River Barrow on the way to Duiske Glass Kilkenny, followed by a visit to see Cushendale Wollen Mills. Finish your journey by bike, on foot, or by car to the beautiful village of St Mullins, enjoying some desserts at the Mulicán Café.

 Coffee on High Cafe in Graignamanagh in County Kilkenny
Eat and Drink

Cafe on the High Street of Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny, just a stones throw from the beautiful Duiske Abbey, built in 1204. Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Coffee on High is the ideal place to eat and drink in Kilkenny.

Waterside Restaurant Graignamanagh Kilkenny
Eat and Drink

Irish & Continental cuisine featuring game in season, local specialties such as smoked eel and an extensive international wine list. With its riverfront location, sets the scene for a wonderful intimate evening with great food and fine wines. Ideal location to eat and drink in Kilkenny.

The Edward Hayden School of Cookery
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Edward will be doing cookery demonstrations over the weekend as well as giving hands-on tuition.

Boasting private dining facilities, he will also be doing children’s cookery workshops and corporate team building events.

Self Catering Accommodation in Kilkenny at Mount Coggill
Accommodation

Welcome to Mount Coggill self catering Kilkenny. Mount Coggill is a delightful, contemporary country house, built within the ruins of a traditional farmhouse on the Kilkenny, Carlow boarders in South East Ireland. The house was re-modelled in 2000 using green oak. It has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Kilkenny plain.

Cushendale Woollen Mills
Craft

We pride ourselves on our ability to craft natural-fibre textiles made with mohair, Irish wool and merino lambswool. We produce a broad range of home furnishings, fashion accessories, knitting yarns and fabrics.

Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Graiguenamanagh is a scenic riverside town nestled in the picturesque Barrow Valley.

The Graiguenamanagh Heritage Trail is a walking tour that explores the rich and interesting history of this village from the arrival of the Cistercian Monks in 1204 through to the present day.

Shopping in Kilkenny at Duiske Glass Gift Shop in Graignamanagh
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Duiske Glass Gift shop is renowned for its grapevine cut wine glasses, crystal and giftware which are now exclusively available at Duiske Glass.

Graiguenamanagh
Festival

August 2017 (Dates TBC) - A fully fledged festival that features art, music, food and crafts, and a whole host of fringe activities. Graiguenamanagh, for one weekend only, turns into a book lovers' paradise where booksellers are matched up with a number of empty spaces in the town.

Duiske Glass
Craft

Duiske Glass Gift Shop is regarded as one of Ireland’s best loved treasures with a wide selection of traditional and modern gifts.

Waterside Bike & Hike in Kilkenny
Activity / Thing to Do / Heritage

Explore the Barrow river towpath from our base in Graiguenamanagh and discover a real adventure for the whole family. The towpath is a flat grass track following the river as it meanders south towards the sea. Safe and traffic free bike trails.

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