Kilkenny Motor Club on Saturday 25 August at Kilkenny Castle Park

OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to welcome Kilkenny Motor Club to the Castle Park on Saturday 25 August from 11am. Come along to see their display of vintage and classic cars and chat with the owners. For further information please... read more »


Heritage Week Talks at Kilkenny Castle 2018 (20, 22, 23, 24 & 26-Aug)

Kilkenny Castle is delighted to present a series of lectures to celebrate this year’s Heritage Week theme of “Share a Story Make a Connection”. From Life in a Big House to Washington DC, this series of talks will make you... read more »


Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018 – (9-19 August)

OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to welcome and host a wonderful array of Kilkenny Arts Festival 2018 events at both The Parade Tower and Castle Park.   The Festival is one of the annual highlights in the events calendar of the... read more »


Permanent Orienteering Course at Kilkenny Castle Park

Following the December 2012 launch of the permanent Orienteering Course at Kilkenny Castle Park in association with Waterford Orienteers, please note that three maps, Short (1.8km), Medium (2.4km) and Long (3.5km) distances, are FREE to download. The orienteering course is open to all – families, individuals, clubs and schools.  What an amazing way... read more »


Parkrun Ireland Kilkenny. Weekly FREE 5km at Kilkenny Castle Park. NEW map available.

‎ 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 5kms Run Map (PDF) Please visit http://www.parkrun.ie/kilkenny/ for full details including registration, barcode and course... read more »