A ghostly miner within a cavern.
Castlecomer - Deerpark Coalmines
Local folklore says that phantom miners still walk to the pit.
Kilkenny - Area around St John's Parochial Hall
Moving around on crutches, the ghost of a tall lean woman with flowing hair and long coat has been reported around the hall.
Kilkenny - Deanery
The old servant bells were said to ring themselves in the early hours of the morning.
Kilkenny - Foulksrath Castle
29 November (reoccurring)
A guard at the castle once fell asleep while on duty and was thrown from the battlements by his superior officer as punishment. Once a year, his footsteps are heard as he walks around to make amends for his inappropriate actions. A ghostly woman can also be heard as she moves around on a staircase, accompanied by the smell of wildflowers.
Ghostly figures standing by a river.
Kilkenny - John's Bridge
Weather Dependent: Misty mornings
The bridge collapsed in 1763, the accident sending a crowd of people into the river below and many to their deaths. When there is a slight mist over the river, some believe those who drowned can be seen.
Kilkenny - Kilkenny Castle
This female form is said to occasionally appear on a staircase and in the garden. A legend says this ghost (or perhaps others) ensure that no guest will have a restful night within the castle.
Kilkenny - Kyteler's Inn public house, Kieran Street
Alice Kyteler was accused of witchcraft after the death of her fourth husband in 1325. As the mob approached Kyteler's home, she fled. The angry crowd grabbed Kyteler's maid and executed her instead, possibly unaware of their mistake. The maid is now thought to haunt the site.
Kilkenny - St Canice's Cathedral
Alice Kyteler was a fourteenth century witch (well, she was tried for witchcraft) who now appears on the stairs close to the western window.
Kilkenny - Watergate Theatre
The caretaker of the theatre said in the local media that they had heard footsteps and voices in areas which were empty, and that the ghost would stand in the gantry.
Kingdom of Ossory - Ossory was a sub-kingdom, most of which was in County Kilkenny
Sometime before 1100
It was said that men from this kingdom could transform into wolves whenever they pleased. However, while in wolf form their human bodies would be left at home. If moved, the person would be trapped as a wolf for the rest of their life.
Knocktopher - Knocktopher Abbey
The abbey has long been said to be home to ghostly lights, which may have been connected to a rumoured secret tunnel. Today the site is said to create mysterious light anomalies on camera.
Lough Cullen (aka Holly Lake) - Waters of the lough
Nights of the full moon
Ghostly hurlers reputedly come out when the moon is full and play on the surface of the lough, shouting until engulfed by the water. After they vanish, a phantom witch (who is credited with creating the lake) appears and cries out, 'An luachair, an luachair!'. Another story told of Lough Cullen claims it is bottomless.
Paulstown - Shankill castle (aka Shankill Castle)
Several entities were said to have taken up residence around the castle, including a phantom coach which would arrive outside the front door, an older man seen on the first floor, ringing bells and a phantom monk. A gate on the site would open itself; even after concreate had been used, the following day the gate was found open and bent.