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Kilkenny Diary


The Visit Kilkenny Blog.

A preview and review of all that's going on in the Marble City to help you plan a most enjoyable visit to our Faire Medieval Citie.

Words About Travel Blog Post on Kilkenny


Blog post
We were delighted to read this lovely blog post from Vourneen Taylor (aka Words About Travel).
Vourneen visited Kilkenny recently for a family holiday and they had a fantastic time!

Savour Kilkenny weekend


This Bank Holiday weekend, it’s the annual Savour Festival here in Kilkenny. It’s a celebration of the very best of all things culinary. There’s a jam packed programme of events from fine dining experiences to family friendly events (

Savour Kilkenny 2014


Welcome Kilkenny's eighth annual food extravaganza.  The four days of the October weekend will see plenty of cooking demonstrations with some of Ireland’s best known chefs, lots of tasting and fine dining events, plenty of debate about hot food topics and lots of foodie fun and craic. Take a look at our amazing 2014 programme and spread the word!

Ireland’s only Olympic sized outdoor swimming area in Kilkenny’s Thomastown


Thomastown swimming area
It’s not often that headlines about flooding produce a positive reaction, but last week, a community initiative to create Ireland’s only Olympic sized outdoor swimming area in Kilkenny’s Thomastown, achieved just that.

Indian Summer in September


And so our Indian Summer comes to a close. What a month September was! With Kilkenny Weather Station recording only 18% of the monthly rainfall norm and temperatures reaching into the low 20s, we shortened our Winter by a good three to four weeks. In a recent interview, weather astrologer Ken Ring predicted a White Christmas in the South of Ireland for this year.  Wouldn’t it be magical?

Another Hurling Win for Kilkenny


Kilkenny Hurling Experience

As Brian Cody and his formidable panel of hurlers bring the Liam McCarthy Cup back to Kilkenny for a record 35th time, the streets of the Marble City filled with passionate and admiring fans, eager to show their appreciation and respect for the game and those who play it.