Yoga at Kilkenny Castle Park on Thursday 21st June 2018 – 1pm

OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to support International Yoga Day on Thursday 21st June at Kilkenny Castle Park with a FREE yoga class by Kilkenny School of Yoga (1pm to 2pm). Please do come along and enjoy a wonderful experience.


The Breadwinner – Lunchtime Talk on Wed 20th June at The Parade Tower

OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to host Butler Gallery / Cartoon Saloon lunchtime talks in conjunction with ‘The Breadwinner’ exhibition at Butler Gallery. Wednesday 20th June at 1pm to 2pm:  Talk One –  ‘The Making of The Breadwinner’ with Mark... read more »


Triathlon at Kilkenny Castle Park on Sunday 15th July 2018

OPW Kilkenny Castle is pleased to welcome the annual Kilkenny Triathlon Club (KTC) TRIATHLON to the Castle Park on Sunday 15th July 2018, which starts at 11am. It comprises of a swim in River Nore, a run at Kilkenny Castle Park and... read more »


Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner’ exhibition at Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle – (12th May to 29th July 2018)

OPW Kilkenny Castle would like to wish Butler Gallery and Cartoon Saloon every success with their second collaboration.   Cartoon Saloon are of course the immensely talented, Kilkenny-based and thrice Oscar© nominated Irish animation studio. In celebration of the Irish cinema release... 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 »