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Kells, County Kilkenny

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Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°32′24″N 7°16′26″W / 52.540°N 7.274°W / 52.540; -7.274Coordinates: 52°32′24″N 7°16′26″W / 52.540°N 7.274°W / 52.540; -7.274
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Kells (Irish: Ceanannas) is a village in County Kilkenny in Ireland. It is about 15 km south of Kilkenny. It is situated on high ground to the south of the Kings River.

Main St, Kells
Main St, Kells

Kells Priory, though in ruins, is one of the best preserved in Ireland.

Kilree round tower and 9th century high cross, said to be the burial place of Niall Caille, is located 2 km south of Kells.

The champion racehorse Red Rum was bred at Rossenarra stud in Kells.

Olympic Champion Michelle Smith de Bruin lives in Kells.

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Kells, County Kilkenny
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