KILKENNY SEPTEMBER 2022
This was my first time to visit Waterford Road in Kilkenny. There are many attractive houses in the area and according to estate agents the average price is €315,000. However one property did sell for €1,550,000 in may 2022.
M. Larkin & Sons is a convenience store in Kilkenny located on Upper Patrick Street. M. Larkin & Sons is situated nearby to Boyle Sports, and close to Delaney’s Bar & Grocery.
Lidl first opened on Waterford Road in 2004 and they recently obtained final planning permission to demolish and rebuild its store. The investment is €9 million and according to a the company spokesman, alongside an environmentally friendly Lidl store, the development includes the construction of 13 two-storey homes adjoining the new store.
Aldi’s has five [with one more under construction] in Kilkenny, with operations on Waterford Road and Hebron Road in Kilkenny Town, Graiguenamanagh, Ferrybank and Callan.
Saint Joseph’s Girls Convent School in Located on Waterford Road: Occupying the site of a medieval (pre-1700) deanery a very well composed substantial range accommodates a convent together with an associated private chapel in a wholly-integrated design centred about a courtyard. Representing a characteristic of the period of origin the combination of a number of materials in the construction produces a lively polychromatic visual effect enhancing the presence of the site in the streetscape: elsewhere fine detailing identifying the rich architectural design aesthetic of the composition includes limestone dressings exhibiting high quality stone masonry with particular emphasis on the openings to the chapel. However, despite the retention of most of the original composition attributes the external expression of the complex has not benefited from the inappropriate replacement fittings inserted to the openings.