IPA Regions



Chairman: PJ Mc Glinchey
Secretary: Aidan Fitzpatrick

Kilkenny/Carlow Region covers the Garda Division of Kilenny and Carlow. This is a new Division and Divisional HQ is situated in Kilkeny City.

Regional Administration Office is also situated in Kilkenny City. Kilkenny is a popular tourist destination. In 2009 the City of Kilkenny celebrated its 400th year since the granting of city status in 1609.Kilkenny's heritage is evident in the city and environs including the historic buildings such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral and round tower, Rothe House, Shee Alms House, Black Abbey, St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny Town Hall, St. Francis Abbey, Grace's Castle, and St. John's Priory. Kilkenny is regarded for its culture with craft and design workshops, the Watergate Theatre, public gardens and museums.

Carlow (Irish: Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow in Ireland. It is situated in the south-east of Ireland, 84 km from Dublin. County Carlow is the second smallest county in Ireland by area, however Carlow Town is the 14th largest urban area in Ireland by population according to the 2011 census with a population of 23,030. The River Barrow flows through the town, and forms the historic boundary between counties Laois and Carlow:

Both Kilkenny and Carlow Counties offers so much for visitors including medieval destinations, Golfing, Tourist Trails, excellent accommodation and restaurants and great night life.

IPA Ireland Regions

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