Kilkenny is the place where business succeeds. It’s perfect central location with a wide catchment area has a proven capacity to attract high calibre talent. Kilkenny is a vibrant place to live and work, steeped in history and rich in culture. It is the place where people come not only to make a living but to make a life.
Strategic central location
Immediate access to deep talent pool
Excellent quality of life
Established home for industry and innovation
The heart of Kilkenny
The city is well connected with 7 daily commuter rail services and 9 daily Bus Express Services and is strategically linked to Ireland’s five other cities – Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway, thanks to quality infrastructure via road and rail.
Located in South County Kilkenny, the port at Belview is the nearest Irish multi-modal port to mainland Europe.
Kilkenny boasts the closest city to Dublin and just 70 minutes from Dublin Airport via the national motorway system.
Facts & Figures
Ireland South East Total Population
(Ireland South East Development Office, Autumn 2020)
Kilkenny City Total Population
- 49,533 male
- 49,699 female
students in 16 Secondary Schools
Kilkenny f/t students enrolled in HEA funded institutions
Enrolments in WIT, 12% from Kilkenny
Students from Ireland South East, currently enroled in higher education include:
Business and Finance
Engineering, Manufacturing or Construction