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Cathedral Cafe Kilkenny....Sample a slice of serenity in medieval Kilkenny! It is located in the restored Chapter House building in St. Mary’s Cathedral, with access available from both within the Cathedral grounds or directly from Blackmill Street. The Cafe's quaint and homely atmosphere is in keeping with the feeling of serenity that runs throughout the building. It is the perfect place to escape from everything and relax.


One dish that has proved its worth among the dishes introduced to the Indian dining experience is the popular choice of Jalfrezi. Jalfrezi is a dish that is recommended by many restaurants but here at Royal Spice it’s something to be experienced rather than just a recommendation. We pride ourselves with our high standard of service front and back of house and this standard reflects in our food.


The winning photographs of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland will be displayed at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre from 15th-28th May. All are welcome to attend this FREE exhibition


Nowlan Park, home to Kilkenny's famed black and amber stripes since the 1930’s. Kilkenny GAA (Cumann Luthchleas Gael, Cill Chainnigh) is the largest sporting organisation in the county.


Nolan’s Jewellers carry a range of brands and jewellery items that appeal to a very wide audience. Stockists of Swarovski, Alex and Ani, Thomas Sabo, Coeur de Lion, Rebecca, Hugo Boss , Fossil , Tommy Hilfiger, Citizen, Casio, and much more.


We are on a mission to ensure the craft of brewing thrives in Kilkenny. Our city needs our brewers as much as we need our butchers, bakers and candlestick makers. 


The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital. Each premises will stock a minimum of 60 Irish Whiskeys and will assist in the customers experience through knowledgeable staff, tasting flights, food pairings and mixology.


Visit the Taproom at Sullivan's Brewing Company. Soak up the atmosphere and savour the ancient craft of independent artisan brewing at our brand new Sullivan’s visitor centre in Kilkenny, Ireland.


The Grand National winning horse may have been trained in the Scottish lowlands, but its origins were masterminded in Kilkenny. While the Scots celebrated only a second success in the illustrious race, when One For Arthur galloped across the finish line, Kilkenny breeder John Dwan could rightfully bask in the glory of a champion he helped create.


G.L. Ryan Jewellers is located in the heart of the medieval city of Kilkenny, the vibrant heartbeat of the south-east. With its narrow paved streets and pedestrianised shopping areas, lively evening cafes and nightlife.