Kilkenny Castle (old postcard)
At the Sepia Saturday site a place named Kilkenny was mentioned. I don't know much about Ireland, let alone Kilkenny, but to my surprise this rather small city (population: 24400) has many interesting landmarks. For instance, following the Norman invasion Kilkenny Castle was build in 1209-1213.
St. Canice's Cathedral (photo: Andreas F. Borchert)
In Irish the city is named Cill Chainnigh, meaning 'church of Cainnech'. Saint Cainnech of Aghaboe (aka Kenny) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. He also gave is name to the impressive 13th century cathedral, located next to a peculiar
Panorama of Kilkenny, 2006 (Wikipedia)
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