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Address: 12 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-56-51500

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Nice to see even from outside

Nice to see even if its just walking by. Lots of history and stories here. You are not able to go in but it is still worth a quick visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
JulieatSibu
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Timmins, Canada

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Timmins, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Nice to see even if its just walking by. Lots of history and stories here. You are not able to go in but it is still worth a quick visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is worth walking through, but you need some historical perspective before you go in or it's a waste.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

While walking around Kilkenny this is an interesting sight. Many bars on the Windows. Great view and plaques from the outside. Interesting to take a photo.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great to see it as part of your walk through Kilkenny. However, you are not able to enter as this is a functioning court house, etc. So, I would suggest not going out of your way if you are planning to see the inside. However, as part of your walk through Kilkenny, it is quite close to everything, and, it... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

I don't think it would be possible to go into this place without first consulting the security at the front door, there were cases going on the day I was here, and people were having out of court meeting there while I admired the building as a tourist. WOuld be a good one to take a look around though, nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Great history worth going to see and learn about the past. The structure is in great shape . It's a must do.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place in the shopping district. Lovely old building. There was picketing going on outside the building, but it was peaceful so didn't really bug me too much.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Happened to notice this place while walking by. Stopped and took a few pictures. There is an old jail under the courthouse and there is a lot of history here. It would have been nice to have seen inside but it was locked.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Nice old building right in the shopping area . Easy to see outside or go in if you want to spend more time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

As you walk Parliament Street, be sure to stop by the Old Jail and Courthouse. The jail in the bottom of the building is interesting. I tried to get a picture inside the jail, but it did not take. Originally the site of Grace's Castle, built @ 800 years ago and for the last 500 it has been just for... More 

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