Kells (Irish: Ceanannas ) is a village in Kilkenny in Ireland. It is about 15 km south of Kilkenny. It is located at an elevation of the south of the Kings River.

Main St, Kells

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

Kilree round towers and 9th century high cross, said to be the burial place Niall Caille, located 4 km southeast of Kells in the R697 regional road.

Olympic champion Michelle Smith de Bruin live in Kells.

See also  

  • List of towns and villages in Ireland