Piltown Tourism

Piltown, historically known as Ballypoyle (Irish: Baile an Phoill), is a small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland. It lies on the R698 regional road, which was the N24 national primary road before the locality was bypassed in 2002. Approaching Piltown from Carrick-on-Suir in the west is the landmark of "the Tower" ( Sham Castle ) which forms a roundabout in the road. This monument, dedicated to the son of a local landowner, dates back to the Napoleonic era. Today its upper section serves as a water tower. Piltown is also home to Ireland's largest Horticultural and Agricultural College, Kildalton College and hosts a fair, called The Iverk Show the fourth Saturday in August each year. Piltown is a Local Electoral Area of County Kilkenny and includes the electoral divisions of Aglish, Ballincrea, Brownsford, Castlegannon, Dunkitt,Dysartmoon, Farnoge, Fiddown, Jerpoint West, Kilbeacon, Kilbride, Kilcolumb, Kilculliheen, Kilkeasy, Killahy, Kilmakevoge, Listerlin, Muckalee, Pilltown, Pollrone, Portnascully, Rathpatrick, Rosbercon Rural, Rossinan, Shanbogh, Templeorum, The Rower, Tubbrid, Ullid and Whitechurch.

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Looking for travel information about Piltown? Explore the best travel advice on Piltown, Ireland. A gripping city on its own right, Dublin also deserves a visit. Attractions in Dublin include National Library Of Ireland, Bram Stokers Castle Dracula, Irish Dance Party. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Piltown.

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  • Know the pollution level of Piltown before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Piltown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Piltown.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.16 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.94 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30.65 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45.97 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.26 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.61 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.65 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Piltown is 180.84 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 54.28 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.31 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 13.79 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.15 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.44 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.31 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Piltown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.95 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.31 USD

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