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The former St Mary’s Church has been converted into a modern museum and will also be a venue for select events and exhibitions.


An award winning presentation of Irish Tales and stories, interspersed with “Craic agus ceoil” to make for a delightful evening! An Experience not to be missed!! Tailored to the needs of all groups, large or small.


Delighted to say that Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny was a winner at the annual ‘CIE Awards of Excellence’ at the ceremony in City Hall in Dublin on 21st February 2017.


CakeFace Patisserie is open 7 days and apart from their unique and quirky desserts, cakes and pasties, Laura & Rory will be offering great Artisan breads and sourdoughs to take home, exceptional locally roasted coffee and teas and gourmet sandwiches made fresh daily from locally producers on their artisan breads.


Jerpoint Glass Studio’s Annual Seconds Sale starts Friday 17th February until Saturday 25th February - Official Link


The Irish Music Rights Organisation CLG (IMRO) is delighted to announce that the ninth IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards will take place on Tuesday 21st February 2017 at IMRO HQ in Dublin.


Langtons Hotel in John Street, Kilkenny has won yet another accolade - this time as the top wedding venue in Leinster accoerding to Based on reviews to the website the venue was described by judges as having that 'wow factor' while reviewers continued to give it a five star rating.


Following a sneak preview of what was St Mary's Church and Graveyard off High Street, Kilkenny, it's great to report that the new Medieval Mile Museum will become a Mecca for tourists and anybody interested in history, the Normans and Kilkenny's rich and varied past - Not to mention those with a liking for skeletons and high crosses.

It will open to the public next March/April and on Friday,


Savour Kilkenny, the South’s East’s Premier Festival of Food, which is scheduled to take place from 28th -31st October has this year revealed a number of delicious dining experiences as part of its 2016 schedule.


Savour Kilkenny 2016 – Festival of Food will host its biggest festival yet this October bank holiday weekend (October 28th – 31st), celebrating a decade of delicious dining and demos. A festival first, Savour Kilkenny has teamed up with Gill Books to feature exclusive demonstrations by some of our most popular authors alongside popular TV Chefs Edward Hayden and Stuart O’ Keeff