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Golfing In Kilkenny

What’s your idea of the perfect weekend away? For some it’s a couple of nights spent indulging and catching up with friends and for others

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Kilkenny Castle

Spring In Kilkenny

Now that the clocks have changed, spring has finally sprung in Kilkenny! We’re excited for longer days, more time spent on outdoor activities and (hopefully!)

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Couple walking down the historic streets of Kilkenny

Kilkenny Romantic Getaway

It’s time to start planning for the most romantic day of the year! Sometimes supermarket flowers just won’t cut it and they deserve a Valentine’s

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The Historic city of Kilkenny, Coble stone streets with marble arch.

January In Kilkenny

January In Kilkenny There is no denying it, January is the most miserable month of the year. It can feel like a real anti-climax after

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Christmas Tree and historic building lit up with festive lights in Kilkenny.

NYE In Kilkenny

We’re looking forward to celebrating New Year’s Eve and the beginning of a new year here in Kilkenny. There is always plenty to do in

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Christmas In Kilkenny

There is always something to do in Kilkenny. We have festivals showcasing our culture and creativity all year round, but none represents the city more

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Mother and son buying food at an outdoor farmer's market

Summer in Kilkenny

Warm bright days, park picnics and long stretches in the evening, we’re excited to welcome back Summer in Kilkenny. Kilkenny has everything you could wish

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Easter eggs on bed in double bedroom in the Hoban Hotel

Easter in Kilkenny

Easter Holidays are right around the corner and it’s time to start planning a fun break for your family. Kilkenny is a great choice for

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Kilkenny city by the river

Spring in Kilkenny

Kilkenny may be one of the smaller cities in Ireland, but it punches well above its weight. Aside from its thousands of years of history,

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Man Waving Flag in St. Patrick's Day Parade in Kilkenny

Tradfest Kilkenny

Celebrating St Patricks Day in its home country is something that many people dream of. Far from an excuse to get drunk (although that is

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People Buying Food at Christmas Market

Yule Fest Kilkenny

We are delighted to welcome Yulefest 2022 to Kilkenny this year! From November 25th all the way to Christmas eve, the city is transformed into

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Kilkenny Castle with sunset reflecting on it

Autumn in Kilkenny

Autumn is a great time to explore Kilkenny. The busy season for tourists has subsided and the Christmas rush has not started, giving you a

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The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny 1801 Bar & Restaurant set up for dinner with bottle of red wine

Dining in the 1801 Restaurant

Kilkenny is packed with great places to eat. From contemporary restaurants to international cuisine, you can’t pass a corner in the city without something delicious

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Camera man filming event

Events in Kilkenny

There is nothing like the roar of a live crowd. After two years of missing out, we are delighted to welcome back live events to

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Kilkenny city by the river

Spring in the City

Springtime in Kilkenny is an exciting time. It’s the start of the busy season for hotels and other hospitality businesses, and the city is buzzing

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