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Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
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Kilkenny Castle
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
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Kilkenny Castle
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present, in association with Music in Kilkenny, a series of concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works. This[...]
The Parade Tower
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Kilkenny Castle is delighted to continue, in association with Music in Kilkenny, presenting a series of concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works. The[...]
Parade Tower
10:00 am
OPW is delighted to collaborate with Design and Crafts Council of Ireland in presenting an amazing exhibition across these two major Kilkenny venues – KILKENNY CASTLE and NATIONAL DESIGN & CRAFT GALLERY – Monumentality –[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to support this Family 5k Walk/ Run in aid of The Irish Pilgrimage Trust at 11am on Sunday 24 February. Registration is at Kilkenny Tennis Club from 10am.
Kilkenny Castle Park
Mar 1 @ 10:38 am – Mar 31 @ 11:38 am
10:38 am
As part of Francophonie Festival in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle will offer free guided tours in French to Secondary Schools during the month of March. A l’occasion du festival de la Francophonie en Irlande, le Château[...]
Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
On 14th March, Kilkenny Castle will go orange in support of World Kidney Day whose aim is to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our health. #worldkidneyday To find out more visit: https://www.worldkidneyday.org/  [...]
Kilkenny Castle
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to welcome Parkrun Ireland Kilkenny – a FREE timed weekly 5k run at Kilkenny Castle Park every Saturday morning at 9:30am. Kilkenny Castle Park 5k Map (PDF) Please visit http://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/ for full details[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
2:30 pm
As Kilkenny Castle celebrates 50 years in state care, we are delighted to co-present with St Patrick’s Day Festival a wonderful afternoon of FREE music and family fun at the Castle Park (immediately after the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
On March 18th, Kilkenny Castle will ‘go blue’ in support of Word Day 2019 to help spread the word that children and young people get rheumatic diseases too. #wordday2019 For more information www.pres.eu
Kilkenny Castle
4:00 pm
Concert 3 Of A Special Concert Series To Celebrate 50 Years Of Kilkenny Castle in the care of The Office Of Public Works. Carducci Quartet with Julian Bliss clarinet Matthew Denton – violin Michelle Fleming[...]
The Parade Tower
Mar 31 @ 10:38 am – Apr 30 @ 11:38 am
10:38 am
As part of Francophonie Festival in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle will offer free guided tours in French to Secondary Schools during the month of March. A l’occasion du festival de la Francophonie en Irlande, le Château[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 9 April at 8pm – Klaus Laitenberger, organic expert,[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 9 April at 8pm – Klaus Laitenberger, organic expert,[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
2:00 pm
Meet the tiny star of Béirín Beag Buí, Púca Puppets award winning lullaby film, as seen on RTE and BBC.  Enjoy his film and have a chance to make a dream catcher as a family[...]
The Parade Tower
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is very pleased to present (as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations in the care of the Office of Public Works), a wonderful evening of ‘Songs from Stage & Screen‘ at The Picture[...]
The Picture Gallery
7:15 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 30 April at 7:15pm – Assumpta Broomfield and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
7:15 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 30 April at 7:15pm – Assumpta Broomfield and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
FREE family event for all ages. Butler Gallery, in partnership with OPW, will celebrate National Drawing Day with the largest outdoor event in Ireland, now in its 11th year at Kilkenny Castle Park. Ten simultaneous drop-in[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
Special Gala Concert at The Picture Gallery to celebrate 50 years of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works, in association with Music in Kilkenny. Irish Baroque Orchestra returns to Kilkenny[...]
The Picture Gallery
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to invite all to the 2019 Dusk Chorus at the Castle Park with a guided walk by the wonderful and knowledgeable, Pat Durkin from Birdwatch Ireland.  This will be a[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
11:00 am
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2019 11am to 4pm – (3 different storytelling sessions at 12, 1:30pm & 3pm, with medieval music, mayhem and fun in between!) Kilkenny Castle Park FREE Admission OPW is[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
11:00 am
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2019 11am to 4pm – (3 different storytelling sessions at 12, 1:30pm & 3pm, with medieval music, mayhem and fun in between!) Kilkenny Castle Park FREE Admission OPW is[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
2:00 pm
OPW is very pleased to present as part of 50th celebrations, two story- telling sessions at The Parade Tower. 2pm – 3 to 6 years 3:30pm – 7 to 11 years FREE Admission on a first[...]
The Parade Tower
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
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Kilkenny Castle
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
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Kilkenny Castle
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present, in association with Music in Kilkenny, a series of concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works. This[...]
The Parade Tower
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Kilkenny Castle is delighted to continue, in association with Music in Kilkenny, presenting a series of concerts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works. The[...]
Parade Tower
10:00 am
OPW is delighted to collaborate with Design and Crafts Council of Ireland in presenting an amazing exhibition across these two major Kilkenny venues – KILKENNY CASTLE and NATIONAL DESIGN & CRAFT GALLERY – Monumentality –[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to support this Family 5k Walk/ Run in aid of The Irish Pilgrimage Trust at 11am on Sunday 24 February. Registration is at Kilkenny Tennis Club from 10am.
Kilkenny Castle Park
Mar 1 @ 10:38 am – Mar 31 @ 11:38 am
10:38 am
As part of Francophonie Festival in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle will offer free guided tours in French to Secondary Schools during the month of March. A l’occasion du festival de la Francophonie en Irlande, le Château[...]
Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
On 14th March, Kilkenny Castle will go orange in support of World Kidney Day whose aim is to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our health. #worldkidneyday To find out more visit: https://www.worldkidneyday.org/  [...]
Kilkenny Castle
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to welcome Parkrun Ireland Kilkenny – a FREE timed weekly 5k run at Kilkenny Castle Park every Saturday morning at 9:30am. Kilkenny Castle Park 5k Map (PDF) Please visit http://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/ for full details[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
2:30 pm
As Kilkenny Castle celebrates 50 years in state care, we are delighted to co-present with St Patrick’s Day Festival a wonderful afternoon of FREE music and family fun at the Castle Park (immediately after the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
12:00 am
On March 18th, Kilkenny Castle will ‘go blue’ in support of Word Day 2019 to help spread the word that children and young people get rheumatic diseases too. #wordday2019 For more information www.pres.eu
Kilkenny Castle
4:00 pm
Concert 3 Of A Special Concert Series To Celebrate 50 Years Of Kilkenny Castle in the care of The Office Of Public Works. Carducci Quartet with Julian Bliss clarinet Matthew Denton – violin Michelle Fleming[...]
The Parade Tower
Mar 31 @ 10:38 am – Apr 30 @ 11:38 am
10:38 am
As part of Francophonie Festival in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle will offer free guided tours in French to Secondary Schools during the month of March. A l’occasion du festival de la Francophonie en Irlande, le Château[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 9 April at 8pm – Klaus Laitenberger, organic expert,[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 9 April at 8pm – Klaus Laitenberger, organic expert,[...]
Kilkenny Castle
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
2:00 pm
Meet the tiny star of Béirín Beag Buí, Púca Puppets award winning lullaby film, as seen on RTE and BBC.  Enjoy his film and have a chance to make a dream catcher as a family[...]
The Parade Tower
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Kilkenny Castle is very pleased to present (as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations in the care of the Office of Public Works), a wonderful evening of ‘Songs from Stage & Screen‘ at The Picture[...]
The Picture Gallery
7:15 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 30 April at 7:15pm – Assumpta Broomfield and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
7:15 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present the annual FREE Garden Talks Series as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations of Kilkenny Castle in state care. Tuesday 30 April at 7:15pm – Assumpta Broomfield and[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
FREE family event for all ages. Butler Gallery, in partnership with OPW, will celebrate National Drawing Day with the largest outdoor event in Ireland, now in its 11th year at Kilkenny Castle Park. Ten simultaneous drop-in[...]
Kilkenny Castle
8:00 pm
Special Gala Concert at The Picture Gallery to celebrate 50 years of Kilkenny Castle in the care of the Office of Public Works, in association with Music in Kilkenny. Irish Baroque Orchestra returns to Kilkenny[...]
The Picture Gallery
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to invite all to the 2019 Dusk Chorus at the Castle Park with a guided walk by the wonderful and knowledgeable, Pat Durkin from Birdwatch Ireland.  This will be a[...]
Kilkenny Castle
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
BEALTAINE – OUTDOOR ARCHITECTURAL TOUR OF KILKENNY CASTLE Every Thursday during the month of May at 11am. To celebrate Bealtaine, join our experienced guiding staff for an outdoor architectural guided tour of Kilkenny Castle. Discover the[...]
Kilkenny Castle
11:00 am
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2019 11am to 4pm – (3 different storytelling sessions at 12, 1:30pm & 3pm, with medieval music, mayhem and fun in between!) Kilkenny Castle Park FREE Admission OPW is[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
11:00 am
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2019 11am to 4pm – (3 different storytelling sessions at 12, 1:30pm & 3pm, with medieval music, mayhem and fun in between!) Kilkenny Castle Park FREE Admission OPW is[...]
Kilkenny Castle Park
2:00 pm
OPW is very pleased to present as part of 50th celebrations, two story- telling sessions at The Parade Tower. 2pm – 3 to 6 years 3:30pm – 7 to 11 years FREE Admission on a first[...]
The Parade Tower