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About Kilkenny

  Kilkenny is a medieval city of 24,000 people acclaimed internationally as a centre for craft and design. Technology, Tourism, Craft & Design and food processing are the main industries in the county. Each year Kilkenny hosts a number of international festivals and the city is a very popular tourist […]

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Kilkenny Leader Partnership Mentoring

KLP is providing support to rural communities in Kilkenny to participate in ‘The Gathering’ Ireland events in 2013. ‘The Gathering’ mentoring workshops are designed to provide information on a range subjects, such as Ancestral Tourism, Marketing & PR, Event Management & Event Toolkit, as well as an Introduction to Web […]

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Arts Festival 2013

  With only 24 hoursto go until the opening weekend of the 40th Kilkenny Arts Festival there are some really impressive acts taking place from this Friday August 9th. Take a look here and book your tickets today online or by phone on 056 77 521 75 or in person at the […]

Upcoming Events Savour Kilkenny 2013

Savour Kilkenny 2013

2013 is Savour Kilkenny’s 7th year, and promises to be another exceptional festival, attracting food lovers, food consumers, food tourists and food experts to spend the October Bank Holiday weekend in Ireland’s Medieval Capital. With the year of ‘The Gathering’ drawing to a close, this community festival has developed a […]

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Shankill Castle Halloween Scarefest
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Shankill Castle Halloween Scarefest

Shankill Castle Halloween Scarefest takes place from 18th October to 10th November, and features the following fun events GHOST TOURS: A night-time, candle-lit tour led by the castle residents through the most haunted areas of the castle and the ancient grave yard. Tours start from October 18th. On Halloween night […]

St Canice’s Cathedral Patronal Weekend. 11th- 13th October 2013
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St Canice’s Cathedral Patronal Weekend. 11th- 13th October 2013

St Canices Cathedral’s patronal weekend will take place from the 11th -13th October. The weekend will includea lecture from Canon Adrian Empey  and concerts featuring Malcolm Proud, Regina Nathan, The Michael John Chamber Orchestra and St Canices Cathedral Choir Friday 11th October at 1pm Lunchtime Bite Lecture  Canon Adrian Empey […]

Jack and Jill Kilkenny Cycle
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Jack and Jill Kilkenny Cycle

Saturday 14th September 2013 –  ”Get on Yer Bike for Jack & Jill”. A Jack & Jill Gathering – The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation Charity Cycle to Kilkenny takes place on Saturday 14th September 2013. We invite people the world over to gather and join us for our annual cycle to Kilkenny via the picturesque back […]

Arts Festival 2013
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Arts Festival 2013

  With only 24 hoursto go until the opening weekend of the 40th Kilkenny Arts Festival there are some really impressive acts taking place from this Friday August 9th. Take a look here and book your tickets today online or by phone on 056 77 521 75 or in person at the […]

Dig Deep Castlecomer
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Dig Deep Castlecomer

Castlecomer will be celebrating its mining heritage this weekend, with a number of events planned for the town.  The official opening will take place on Friday at 7.30pm with former miner Jim O’Neill and his daughter Mary. Saturday will feature guided tours of the old pit head, with a ceílí mór […]

IDEATE Festival
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IDEATE Festival

  IDEATE is a multi-disciplinary mini-festival about making. It explores and celebrates craft, design and creativity through experimentation and collaboration and aims to build a community of practice actively engaged with innovation, technology and design. The festival has been devised and produced by the Crafts Council of Ireland and the National […]

Marble City Sevens Rugby Festival
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Marble City Sevens Rugby Festival

  Kilkenny Rugby Football Club are hosting the Marble City Sevens Rugby Festival which will take place on the 28th, 29th, 30th June 2013. This fun filled weekend will see teams from all over Europe and Ireland compete for the coveted title of Marble City 7′s Rugby Champion. Included in […]

The Last Rose of Summer
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The Last Rose of Summer

  Saturday June 22nd 2013 at 8 pm in Jenkinstown Park, Kilkenny, a concert to commemorate the bicentenary of the publication of Thomas Moore’s “The Last Rose of Summer”, which was one of his best-known works. Thomas Moore, Ireland’s National Poet (or Bard of Ireland), composed “The Last Rose of […]

The Cat Laughs is Back!
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The Cat Laughs is Back!

Ireland’s best Comedy Festival returns to the medieval city bringing an exciting new programme and a great new creative partner in Sky.   We’re delighted to present the world premiere of series two of  Sky 1 HD’s award-winning comedy, Moone Boy, in the company of its co-writers Chris O’Dowd and Kilkenny […]

Kilkenny Leader Partnership Mentoring
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Kilkenny Leader Partnership Mentoring

KLP is providing support to rural communities in Kilkenny to participate in ‘The Gathering’ Ireland events in 2013. ‘The Gathering’ mentoring workshops are designed to provide information on a range subjects, such as Ancestral Tourism, Marketing & PR, Event Management & Event Toolkit, as well as an Introduction to Web […]