Inventions

A stunning ensemble including the legendary Valda Setterfield premiere a new show about relationships in the old Carlton Ballroom

Irish Modern Dance Theatre

Inventions

Peregryne

Let renaissance choral music wash over you in the beautiful gothic ambience of St Canice's Catholic Church

Sacred Hours: Renaissance Choral Works

Peregryne

Thomas Kilroy

The celebrated Kilkenny-born playwright reflects on his life and work in conversation with Olivia O'Leary

In conversation with Olivia O’Leary

Thomas Kilroy

One County One Book

Join Thomas Kilroy and Stephen Rea in the legendary Fennelly's of Callan for the first in a series of live podcast readings of Kilroy's The Big Chapel

One County One Book

Negotiating the Future

The former Taoiseach draws on his unique experience of international negotiation to assess the prospects for Brexit, the border and our European future

Bertie Ahern in conversation with David Davin-Power

Negotiating the Future

FREESPACE

The curators of the world's leading architecture festival give an exclusive illustrated lecture on their vision of generous design

Yvonne Farrell & Shelley McNamara

FREESPACE

Kilkenny Visions

Eight young architects re-imagine medieval Kilkenny as a creative hub for the 21st century

Kilkenny Arts Festival & UCD School of Architecture

Kilkenny Visions

.OBJ: Digital Handmade

An exhibition that explores the intersection of digital and analogue, and the role of technology in object-making

National Design & Craft Gallery

.OBJ: Digital Handmade

Secret Garden Music

Step into an enchanted garden and encounter amazing Festival artists in free 15 minute pop-up performances...

Free Events

Secret Garden Music