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Kilkenny Arts Festival

From the 4th of August until the 14th, Kilkenny will be filled with an unbelievable Arts festival in the middle of the city. This iconic event has been thriving since 1974 and continues to astonish years later. Acts and events are to be announced soon.


            There are numerous amount of locations all over Kilkenny city to attend. It will be like a mini-tour of the city with all the historic venues and culture. They range from castles to cathedrals, gardens to galleries. It covers it all!


            These venues are some of the most picturesque and historic landmarks in Ireland including St. Candice’s Cathedral, Castle Yard, The Quad at St. Kieran’s College, Butler House Garden and the National Design & Craft Gallery.


            There are multiple live performances, exhibitions and even online streamed events being held throughout the 10 days. It will be full of Irish and International culture surrounding the artistic views and talents of amazing people.


            The Kilkenny Inn is the ideal base to be for this fascinating one of a kind arts festival. The city sincerely awakens to complete art and culture from all over the world. The events are indoor and outdoor and the majority of them are free of charge. A programme will be released closer to the time with all times, venues and prices available.


            This arts festival really makes the Kilkenny locals proud to be a part of this amazing event and spreads a positive mood all over the city. Kilkenny Inn is proud to be a part of this rare artistic experience like no other! Audiences will be thrilled at the creative range in the heart of Kilkenny during the end of the Summer months. What a great way to end off a Summer of fun than to see a fabulous rendition of this amazing arts festival!