Kells, County Kilkenny

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Kells
Ceanannas
Town
Kells is located in Ireland
Kells
Kells
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°19′30″N 7°06′18″W / 52.325°N 7.105°W / 52.325; -7.105Coordinates: 52°19′30″N 7°06′18″W / 52.325°N 7.105°W / 52.325; -7.105
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Kilkenny
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Website www.kilkennycoco.ie

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

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 4 km southeast of Kells on the R697 regional road.

Olympic Champion Michelle Smith de Bruin lives in Kells.

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