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County Kilkenny is located in the south east of Ireland in the province of Leinster. It is named after the main city in the region.

Kilkenny city (population: 22,000) is famous for its many mediŠval buildings and night-life. It is Ireland's only in-land city.

Kilkenny has been referred to as the Marble City for hundreds of years, but the black stone with decorative white fossils that forms the backbone of many of Kilkenny's fine buildings is actually polished limestone which has been quarried from around the city for centuries.

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