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Address: Butter Slip, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Shoemakers in a pinch

Found a great shoemakers here! To help a girl out in a hurry with beautiful cafes nearby to have a coffee... While you wait 👍🏽

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
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Ennis, Ireland

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Fort Myers, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Medieval old lane with a lot of history attached. Right in the main area of the city connecting two very vibrant streets.

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Thank Eleanor L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the alleys & narrow passageways plus cobbled streets it feels like you could be in Spain - apart from the weather of course

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Thank DSDMKLtd
Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Kilkenny has a a few small alleyways that cut into old stone roads of the town. Butter Slip is one of them. Really good shopping!

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Thank Bahara U
Hendaye, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The Butter Slip is just a nice old narrow lane, connecting two major streets of Kilkenny. It is pedestrian only, with a few restaurants and souvenir shops. Nothing special, but if you are in the area, just take a look.

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Thank Helmut F
Ennis, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Found a great shoemakers here! To help a girl out in a hurry with beautiful cafes nearby to have a coffee... While you wait 👍🏽

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Thank SunshineTribbs
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Blink and you could miss the Butter Slip. This is a narrow alley way flanked by shops in the centre of Kilkenny. Be careful as the largely cobbled surface can be slippery when wet

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Thank spmmik53
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I was in Kilkenny over three years ago, and have had the fortune to visit again, always amazes me that this place is on the tourist list of to do's here in this city. Still, it's nice to walk through, pretend your in some medieval place, all you need is a hooded person to walk past you and it's complete!

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Thank Theycallitmadness
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

interesting spot with shops in an authentic medieval alley in Killkenny. Enjoyed stopping for a visit

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Thank Darla M
Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A quaint passage way linking High Street and Kieran Street it is lined with shops and eateries and there are steps to be climbed .

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Thank lifesecrets
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Old and a little creepy, but a lovely alleyway dotted with little shops along the sides and a busker sitting on the steps.

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Thank Querita B

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