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By night Kilkenny comes alive as visitors and locals alike enjoy the city's vibrant cultural and entertainment life. The city offers an eclectic mix of cosmopolitan designer bars, and traditional old style hostelries. What better way to spend an evening than enjoying a meal in one of the many restaurants throughout Kilkenny? Live music and theatre takes place throughout the week, so whether your taste is for dance music, poetry, theatre or rock! - Kilkenny has something to offer you.

Kilkenny’s intimate size and wonderfully atmospheric venue make it a magical location for the many festivals that fill the calendar each year. With music spilling onto the streets and venues within walking distance of each other, the whole city celebrates. For festivals and events, Kilkenny has it all.

Whatever your heart desires, open it to Kilkenny.

E.g., 2017-03-24
Friday 24th March 2017
Dance: Aerial Dance Theatre Company present "Hang On",

Friday 24th March at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €14/10. Fidget Feet is Ireland’s foremost Aerial Dance Theatre Company Creating spectacular contemporary circus and specialising in aerial dance. Hang On brings the suited denizens of the business world into the sumo wrestler’s circle of combat

Saturday 25th March 2017
Aerial Dance: Fidget Feet present "Strange Feathers" (for ages 1-5)

Saturday 25th March at 2pm & 4pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €5. Strange Feathers is an aerial dance performance aimed at the youngest audience, 1-5 year olds. It revolves around two little birds trying to fly with the help of their surroundings in nature

Monday 27th March 2017
Opera Theatre Company present "Acis & Galatea"

Monday 27th March at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €30/27. With renowned baroque specialist Peter Whelan as Music Director, Acis and Galatea is accompanied by the dazzling Irish Baroque Orchestra and features tenor Eamonn Mulhall and soprano Susanna Fairbairn as the thwarted lovers with bass baritone Edward Grint as Polyphemus and tenor Andrew Gavin as Damon.

Wednesday 29th March 2017
Theatre: "Ledwidge"

Wednesday 29th March at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €16/12. A call to arms, War Poet Francis Ledwidge (Ethan Dillon) is torn between his love for Shivvie (Katie O’Kelly) his friend and confidante and Ellie (Amy O’Dwyer). In spite of their fears he enlists in Captain Dunsany’s (Ian Meehan) regiment and is dispatched to Suvla Bay.

Friday 28th April 2017
Theatre: "Nobody's Talking To Me" by Tommy Marren

Friday 28th & Saturday 29th April at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €22/20. ‘Nobody’s Talking To Me’ is set in rural Ireland in the early 1970’s and is best described as a ‘full blown’ Irish rural comedy and the follow-up to the hugely successful ‘It’s the Real McCoy’.

Saturday 29th April 2017
Theatre: "Nobody's Talking To Me" by Tommy Marren

Friday 28th & Saturday 29th April at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €22/20. ‘Nobody’s Talking To Me’ is set in rural Ireland in the early 1970’s and is best described as a ‘full blown’ Irish rural comedy and the follow-up to the hugely successful ‘It’s the Real McCoy’.

Friday 19th May 2017
Theatre: "The Successful TD" ft. Jon Kenny & Mary McEvoy

Friday 19th May at 8pm

Watergate Theatre, Parliment St

Tickets - €20/18. From the team who brought you the hugely successful The Matchmaker, John B Keane, Jon Kenny, Mary McEvoy, Michael Scott now comes the hilarious THE SUCCESSFUL TD.