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Aug 8 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to continue our long association with Kilkenny Arts Festival and we are looking forward to a wonderful array of events at both The Parade Tower and Castle Park. An exciting and varied[...]
12:00 am
An exhibition of Botanical Art by Mary Dillon, Muniments Room, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 9 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
Art exhibition by Mary H. Hickey, Rose Garden Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 9 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
A photographic exhibition by Ed Murphy, The Mezzanine Corridor, Kilkenny Castle, Fri-09 to Sun-18-Aug-19.  
The Mezzanine Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
Art exhibition by Bettina Norton, Front Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 15 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 18 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 16 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 19 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 17 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
A short history and art workshop on how to make and keep a Victorian sketching / watercolour journal. All materials provided. Please dress for the outdoors. Free Event / Bookings required Contact 056 7704105 /[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 all-day
12:00 am
Join the Big Dig at Kilkenny Castle Park for a child friendly event. Children will have an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
4:00 pm
This tour will focus on the hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians, including fashion, travel, leisure and literature. Booking required, limited availability. Contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve a place. This is an adult[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
This tour will focus on the outdoor hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians. This is an outdoor event & weather dependent. This is an adult orientated event, but children are welcome. Free event but booking[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
4:00 pm
This tour will focus on the hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians, including fashion, travel, leisure and literature. Booking required, limited availability. Contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve a place. This is an adult[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
This tour will focus on the outdoor hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians. This is an outdoor event & weather dependent. This is an adult orientated event, but children are welcome. Free event but booking[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
11:00 am
Author Michael O’ Dwyer will discuss the “forgotten game” of cricket in Kilkenny, once upon a time the most popular sport in the county and its connection to the game of hurling. Free Heritage Week[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm
The life of Sydney Owenson, and how the early nineteenth century Act of Union saw innovative reworkings of the novel in Ireland. This is an adult orientated event. No booking required / Free Event /[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
4:00 pm
Discover the fate of this Irish merchant family who emigrated during the troubled mid-17th century to La Rochelle, on the French Atlantic coast. This talk will focus on their integration to the French society and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 8 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to continue our long association with Kilkenny Arts Festival and we are looking forward to a wonderful array of events at both The Parade Tower and Castle Park. An exciting and varied[...]
12:00 am
An exhibition of Botanical Art by Mary Dillon, Muniments Room, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 9 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
Art exhibition by Mary H. Hickey, Rose Garden Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 9 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
A photographic exhibition by Ed Murphy, The Mezzanine Corridor, Kilkenny Castle, Fri-09 to Sun-18-Aug-19.  
The Mezzanine Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
Art exhibition by Bettina Norton, Front Corridor, Kilkenny Castle
Aug 15 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 18 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 16 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 19 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 17 @ 10:40 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:40 pm
10:40 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to collaborate with Kilkenny Arts Festival for this FREE spectacular light show! With its distinctive circular towers and magnificent limestone walls, Kilkenny Castle is one of the most celebrated landmarks in the[...]
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
A short history and art workshop on how to make and keep a Victorian sketching / watercolour journal. All materials provided. Please dress for the outdoors. Free Event / Bookings required Contact 056 7704105 /[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 all-day
12:00 am
Join the Big Dig at Kilkenny Castle Park for a child friendly event. Children will have an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
4:00 pm
This tour will focus on the hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians, including fashion, travel, leisure and literature. Booking required, limited availability. Contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve a place. This is an adult[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
This tour will focus on the outdoor hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians. This is an outdoor event & weather dependent. This is an adult orientated event, but children are welcome. Free event but booking[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is opening the magnificent Picture Gallery free of charge to artists who wish to sketch paintings from the Ormonde Picture Collection. Free Event / Booking required. Contact 05677 04105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
4:00 pm
This tour will focus on the hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians, including fashion, travel, leisure and literature. Booking required, limited availability. Contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve a place. This is an adult[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
This tour will focus on the outdoor hobbies and pastimes of the Victorians. This is an outdoor event & weather dependent. This is an adult orientated event, but children are welcome. Free event but booking[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
11:00 am
Author Michael O’ Dwyer will discuss the “forgotten game” of cricket in Kilkenny, once upon a time the most popular sport in the county and its connection to the game of hurling. Free Heritage Week[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm
The life of Sydney Owenson, and how the early nineteenth century Act of Union saw innovative reworkings of the novel in Ireland. This is an adult orientated event. No booking required / Free Event /[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
4:00 pm
Discover the fate of this Irish merchant family who emigrated during the troubled mid-17th century to La Rochelle, on the French Atlantic coast. This talk will focus on their integration to the French society and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 8:30 am – 7:30 pm
8:30 am
Come and follow this self-guided discovery trail through Kilkenny Castle Park.
Kilkenny Castle