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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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