Both the City and County quietly emanate the very best that Ireland has to offer. From culture to creativity, fine eateries to vibrant nightlife and outdoor adventures to medieval magic, this is the place that has something for everybody.

Kilkenny Festivals

  • Kilkenny Arts Festival
  • Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Music Festival
  • Kilkenny Cat Laughs
  • Savour Food Festival
  • Kilkenomics Festival
  • Yulefest
  • Kilkenny Tradfest
  • Kilkenny Animated Festival
  • Subtitlefest
  • International Gospel Choir Festival
  • Kilkenny Country Music Festival
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    • St Canice’s Cathedral
    • St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum
    • National Design and Craft Gallery (Home to Design and Craft council of Ireland)
    • Kilkenny Castle and Park
    • Butler Gallery
    • Smithwicks Experience
    • Nowlan Park
    • Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar
    • Butcher
    • Petronella
    • Anocht
    • La Rivista
    • Left Bank
    • Rive Gauche
    • The Hibernian
    • Campagne
    • Zuni
    • Rinnucinnis
    • Foodworks
    • Langtons
    • Matt the Millers
    • Lanigans
    • St. Canices Co-Ed National School
    • Loreto Secondary School
    • St. Johns Senior National School
    • St. Johns Junior National School
    • Mean Scoil na mBraithre Criostai
    • CBS Kilkenny
    • Mother of Fair Love Special School
    • Kilkenny CBS Primary School
    • Presentation Primary School
    • Colaiste Pobail Osrai
    • City Vocational School
    • St Kieran's College

Best of both worlds: St. Francis Abbey is part of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile and stands at the heart of the modern Abbey Quarter