The Festival Team
Board of Directors
Emer Foley (Chair), Fergus Cronin, Susan Proud, Maureen Kennelly, Anna O’Sullivan, Conor Langton, Thomas O’Toole, Michael O’Toole, Isabell Smyth, Orla Kelly, Gobnait Kearney.
Chief Executive Eugene Downes
Office Manager Valerie Ryan
Production Manager Aidan Wallace
Marketing Manager Tracy Ryan
Fundraising & Development Manager Marian Flannery
Programme Co-ordinator Rose Mulvey
Box Office Manager Cathy Hogan
Programme Editor Alistair Daniel
Publicity Gerry Lundberg PR
Local PR Co-ordinator Tracy Ryan
Graphic Design Ide DeLoughry
Web Design Pixel Design
Official IT Providers BITS
Theatre Rosemary Collier
Classical Music Rosemary Collier
Music Gerry Godley
Wired Matthew Nolan
Literature Cormac Kinsella
Craft Angela O'Kelly
Visual Art Josephine Kelliher
Family Programme Rosemary Collier
The Kilkenny Arts Festival thanks the curators, artists and performers who make the festival such a unique experience.
Thanks to our enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers who give their time so generously.
Thanks to everyone who is involved with the festival this year. You make it happen!
Thanks to Sacha Milroy, Peter Huntley & the SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE THEATRE team.
The Kilkenny Arts festival gives special thanks to:
Alan Slattery, Alison McGrath & Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce, all the staff at Kilkenny Castle (OPW), Amanda Horan, Andrew Nangle, Anthony Brady, Brian Keyes, Brian Tyrrell & Kilkenny Borough Council, Briege McAtee, Business2Arts, Caroline Coode, Catriona Crowe, Catriona Montgomery, Christine Monk, Cian O’Brien, Claire Faithhorn & Anne Bonnar at the British Council, Clodagh O’Connell, Conor Power, Damian Downes, Debra O’Neill, Declan Kelly & Stephen Meahl at Teneo, Donal O’Brien & Kilkenny Civic Trust, Eamonn & Eddie Langton, Edel Mitchell, Emily Miller, Wine Centre & Meubles Furniture, Eugene Downes, Father Louis Hughes, Gary Breen, Ger Cody & the Watergate Theatre, Grace Fegan & all at Kilkenny Design Centre, Jane Russell & the Cat Laughs team, Jennifer Churchward & Fáilte Ireland, Joanne Taaffe, Joe Crockett & Kilkenny County Council, John Purcell, Julia Crampton, Julie Knight, Kathleen Moran, Karen Hennessy & Ann Mulrooney & the Crafts Council of Ireland, Karan Thompson, Ken McGuire, Kilkenny Tourism, Krystle Fennelly, Liobhan O’Hara, Maria Kelly, Mary Butler & Kilkenny County Council Arts Offi ce, Mary Cody, Mary Hickson, Michael White, Mike Leahy, Roisin McQuillan & staff at Rothe House, Ruadhan, Margaret & Pat Collier, Sabine O’Dwyer, Sergeant Gary Gordon, St Canice’s Credit Union, Sue Nunn, Sylvia Corcoran, the Dean, Chapter & staff of St Canice’s Cathedral, Una Carmody, Una McCarthy & all at the Arts Council, Vincent Dempsey, Willie Meighan & everybody else for everything else.