Discover some Medieval Magic with Shenanigans Walking Tours

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Discover medieval magic at every turn as you tour Kilkenny city’s streets with Shenanigans Walking Tours. Learn about the history of Kilkenny with Ireland’s Medieval Mile as the canvas and join Nevin and his team as they guide you to discover Kilkenny’s hidden secrets and stories.  

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Learn the answers to the popular questions often asked by visitors….

  • Where did the phrase “The Stinking Rich” originate?
  • How was a 12” needle used to expose witches?
  • Why are Kilkenny people called cats?

This is not just a guided tour; it is a journey of discovery through Ireland’s Medieval Capital lead by the aminated and knowledgeable Nevin who will blend history with magic, share anecdotes, turn of phrase origins and local knowledge as he guides you through the city.

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Lift the veil on Kilkenny City and weave your way through the narrow cobbled streets as you uncover the history and magic behind Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House & Gardens, St Canice’s Cathedral & Round tower, Kyteler’s Inn (home of the famous Kilkenny Witch) and so much more.

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The tour is approximately 90 mins long and costs €20 per adult. Children under 12 are free. Booking in advance is recommended to make sure you secure your place on the tour. Tours run Thursday through Sunday under the arch of the front gates of Kilkenny Castle which is between the two round towers. Tours leave on time and you are asked to gather 10-15 minutes before start time.


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