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Thomastown, County Kilkenny

Thomastown - Baile Mhic Andáin - Fitzanthony's Homestead

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Location of Thomastown

Thomastown Town is located in the South-East of Ireland in County Kilkenny. Thomastown is an old market town set in the beautiful valley of the River Nore.


History of Thomastown

Thomastown was once a centre of trade and a military stronghold. Thomas Fitzanthony from whom the town takes its name was the Anglo-Norman seneschal of Leinster.

The main feature of the town is the parish church which was founded by FitzAnthony in the 13th century. Close to the town are the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey of Jerpoint. The Abbey is regarded as some of the finest ruins in Ireland.

Also close to the town of Thomastown is the Mount Juliet Estate, home of the world famous championship golf course.

Thomastown Visitor Attractions

Jerpoint Abbey - Thomastown

Thomastown Festivals

Transport

Aeroplane:Dublin Airport is the closest airport to Thomastown Town - 140km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.
Train:A train service operates to Thomastown station. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site
Bus:A bus service operates via Thomastown. The bus stop is located outside O'Keefe's Shop in Thomastown. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site
Car Hire:Irish Car Rentals,    Car Hire

Thomastown Accommodation

County Kilkenny

Oldtown Farmhouse , B&B

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City

Season: March - November    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Ard Na Coille, Mallow

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White Sands, Killorglin

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