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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 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Discover the ancestral home of the Butler Family with a free self-guided visit of the magnificent Victorian Period Rooms of Kilkenny Castle. Parts of the Castle may not be suitable for people with limited mobility[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am
9:45 am
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
10:45 am
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm
This talk by Peter Kenny, OPW, will introduce three medieval personalities: Thomas Beckett, Elias of Dereham & Hubert Butler and will discuss their connections. This is an adult orientated event. Parade Tower / Free Event[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
3:15 pm
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
4:00 pm
Female participation in conflict is often overlooked, this talk will focus on the story of Kilkenny war nurses who sacrificed their lives. The speaker, James Doherty (O.P.W) is also involved with the W.I.T centre for[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
4:15 pm
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
1:15 pm
Dynastic marriages & medieval Power Couples  Tuesday 27th August from 13:15 to 13:45 The marriages of both Strongbow and Aoife & William Marshall and Isabel de Clare are the most important marriages in medieval Irish history.[...]
The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is pleased to support Music in Kilkenny‘s Autumn Series 2019. The concerts will take place in different venues in Kilkenny City in the coming weeks. The Parade Tower is delighted to host[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is delighted to take part in Culture night once more. To celebrate Culture Night the Period Rooms of Kilkenny Castle will be open to the public free of charge from 6pm to 9pm.[...]
Kilkenny Castle
6:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to host the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust 27th Annual Conference in the Parade Tower from 3 to 5 October 2019. This year the Conference will be ‘In Celebration Of[...]
Kilkenny Castle
4:00 pm
This event, which will be spread over Friday 11th (16:00-21:00) and Saturday 12th (09:30-16:30) October 2019, seeks to highlight information concerning the extensive network of connections that the earls of Ormond had with their counterparts[...]
The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is pleased to continue its support of Music in Kilkenny‘s Autumn Series 2019. The Parade Tower is delighted to host three of these concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle[...]
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 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Discover the ancestral home of the Butler Family with a free self-guided visit of the magnificent Victorian Period Rooms of Kilkenny Castle. Parts of the Castle may not be suitable for people with limited mobility[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am
9:45 am
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
10:45 am
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2:00 pm
This talk by Peter Kenny, OPW, will introduce three medieval personalities: Thomas Beckett, Elias of Dereham & Hubert Butler and will discuss their connections. This is an adult orientated event. Parade Tower / Free Event[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
3:15 pm
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
4:00 pm
Female participation in conflict is often overlooked, this talk will focus on the story of Kilkenny war nurses who sacrificed their lives. The speaker, James Doherty (O.P.W) is also involved with the W.I.T centre for[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Aug 25 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
4:15 pm
Join our experienced staff for free guided tours of Kilkenny Castle and discover the magnificent Victorian stately home of the Butler Family. Free Event / Booking required Please contact 056 7704105 / kilkennyguides@opw.ie to reserve[...]
Kilkenny Castle
1:15 pm
Dynastic marriages & medieval Power Couples  Tuesday 27th August from 13:15 to 13:45 The marriages of both Strongbow and Aoife & William Marshall and Isabel de Clare are the most important marriages in medieval Irish history.[...]
The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is pleased to support Music in Kilkenny‘s Autumn Series 2019. The concerts will take place in different venues in Kilkenny City in the coming weeks. The Parade Tower is delighted to host[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is delighted to take part in Culture night once more. To celebrate Culture Night the Period Rooms of Kilkenny Castle will be open to the public free of charge from 6pm to 9pm.[...]
Kilkenny Castle
6:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to host the Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust 27th Annual Conference in the Parade Tower from 3 to 5 October 2019. This year the Conference will be ‘In Celebration Of[...]
Kilkenny Castle
4:00 pm
This event, which will be spread over Friday 11th (16:00-21:00) and Saturday 12th (09:30-16:30) October 2019, seeks to highlight information concerning the extensive network of connections that the earls of Ormond had with their counterparts[...]
The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is pleased to continue its support of Music in Kilkenny‘s Autumn Series 2019. The Parade Tower is delighted to host three of these concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle[...]
Kilkenny Castle