The Gathering Kilkenny Reception 2014

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View Pictures of the Gathering Reception 2014 in County Hall

 On the evening of 10 February 2014, the Chairman of Kilkenny County Council Pat Dunphy hosted a special evening in County Hall to acknowledge the contribution made by individuals and communities throughout city and county to ‘The Gathering 2013’. The Year of the Gathering in Kilkenny featured a vibrant and diverse range of more than 70 events throughout city and county, resulting in over 5,000 extra overseas visitors in 2013.


Following an address by President Obama’s cousin, Henry Healy, on the Ireland Reaching Out Initiative, the Chairman presented Certificates of Recognition signed by Uachtarain na hEireann, Michael D Higgins, to groups and organisers from a vast array of Gatherings. A lovely evening was had by all.


Chairman Dunphy said, ‘The engagement of citizens and communities was, without doubt, the single most critical success factor in the success of the Gathering initiative in Kilkenny’…

View just some of the photographs taken at the event by clicking on the image above.

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