Kilkenny is recognised as the heritage capital of Ireland.  A beautiful medieval city, sitting on the banks of the River Nore in the South East.

It is acclaimed internationally as a centre for craft and design and is host every year to a number of major events including the Kilkenny Arts Festival. The intimacy of the city helps make the festival special. read more

Kilkenny Arts Festival is a strong supporter of Three Sisters 2020, the joint Bid for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2020 by Waterford, Kilkenny and Wexford.  Read more