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Ireland’s first ‘County-Wide’ On-line Christmas Market Goes Live

Kilkenny Online Christmas Market

Media Release: 11th & 17th November, 2020

Ireland’s first ‘County-Wide’ On-line Christmas Market Goes Live




Businesses throughout Kilkenny have joined forces to open Kilkenny’s first ever On-line Christmas Market.  The market, which is coordinated by Kilkenny Tourism is set to be a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all Seasonal gifts this Christmas.

The virtual market is a ‘retail platform’ for all Kilkenny Tourism members and is championing the many retailers, craft makers, restaurants, hotels and food and drink producers in Kilkenny this Christmas by bringing customers favourite shops and gifts straight to their doors this season. 


Kilkenny-Online-Christmas-Market also offers a variety of gifts from Kilkenny’s best loved and renowned craft makers from across the county. From stunning, bespoke cut glass pieces from Jerpoint and Duiske Glass; hand-crafted pottery to upgrade any home with the Nicholas Mosse gift range to the ultimate selection of crafts from jewellery, knitwear and china under one ‘virtual’ roof, browse Kilkenny Design Centres on-line store.

For shoppers who want to send a loved one a gift of ‘something to look forward to’, the market offers a range of vouchers from hotels all over the county. Although they may be closed now, all hotels are offering gift vouchers on-line for that long awaited weekend or midweek break.

The market also offers ‘gifts for him’; ‘gifts for her’; children’s gifts; jewellery; accessories and food & wine, and for shopper’s convenience all retailers are offering a collection and/or delivery service.

In addition, a number of promotional offers will be run by many of the businesses over the coming weeks, including a ‘Black Friday Blitz’ on November 27th, where shoppers can avail of exclusive on-line discounts.

Commenting on the market, Chairperson of Kilkenny Tourism, Brian Tyrell said; “Kilkenny Tourism is delighted to launch Kilkenny’s first on-line Christmas market. Now is the time we must champion our local retailers and shop local this Christmas. This online market is a direct response to the current lockdown and the increased reliance on on-line shopping this Christmas. We are looking forward to giving businesses a welcome boost in trade during the busy shopping season ahead.

He added;” Our goal is to recreate the atmosphere of a real Traditional Christmas Market, but in a ‘virtual’ platform and showcase what a wide range of fantastically original products are available right here in Kilkenny!”


For the full selection of Gifts, visit: Kilkenny-Online-Christmas-Market




Media Release Issued by TL Marketing