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An exceptional purpose-built bed and breakfast just outside of Kilkenny City, Launard House offers outstanding bed and breakfast accommodation. In the idyllic surroundings of County Kilkenny, guests can relax in king-size beds and indulge in sumptuous home-cooked breakfasts. Recommended by Hidden Places Travel guide, guests are superbly located to discover the sights of the historic medieval city of Kilkenny. 

All rooms have a TV and wardrobe. en-suite shower. and cozy linens. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the guest lounge.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 

A breakfast is served every morning at Launard House. Guests are invited to select their breakfast menu the night before so that Sandra can be as organized as possible in the kitchen. She does all the cooking, including baking her own brown bread!

On the Map: Kilkenny City is located in County Kilkenny, in the southeast midlands of Ireland. Kilkenny is well-served by a good network of roads – the M9/N10 from Dublin (to the northeast) and N9/N10 from Waterford City (to the south).

Kilkenny, or the Marble City as it is known, is one of Ireland’s oldest towns, and proud of it. Its array of ancient buildings is unrivalled. It is renowned for being a vibrant cultural center, devoted to the musical and visual arts. Its two most impressive landmarks are Kilkenny Castle, founded in 1172 and privately owned until 1967, and St. Canice’s Cathedral. The current structure of the cathedral dates from the 13th century, though this is nowhere near the beginning of its story, which is rich in folklore and legend. There is no shortage of pubs to explore and enjoy in Kilkenny and during the summer the city is always full of life. The summer also sees the city host an Arts Festival and a very highly regarded Comedy Festival called the Cat Laughs.

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