Heritage News & Events 8th August 2018

Heritage Week in Callan & Conahy An evening’s entertainment Callan Heritage Society will  host an evening of song, music and poems of John Locke and others with Paddy Fitzpatrick and Philip Lynch on 20th August from 8-10pm in...

Family Storytelling Event

Kilkenny County Childcare Committee, with co-sponsorship from Kilkenny County Councils Heritage Office, will host a Family Storytelling Event, with Niall De Búrca, at Ballykeefe Amphitheatre on Wednesday 22nd August from 10am-1pm...

Heritage News 1st August 2018

Bring Your Own Chair to Goresbridge, Coon, Kells & Kilkenny As part of the “Bring Your Own Chair” project, (artist residency looking to reclaim public space in towns and villages), Callan Workhouse Union have organised a...

Heritage News & Events 5th July 2018

Things to do in Heritage Week 2018 While enjoying the beautiful weather why not think about what you might like to do during this year’s Heritage Week which runs from 18th -26th August.  Guided tours of Heritage sites, stories of...

Heritage News & Events 11th June 2018

Cruinniú na nÓg Minister Madigan announced a programme of over 300 free child-centered events as part of Cruinniú na nÓg, a Creative Ireland programme, which will take place on 23rd June in local towns and neighbourhoods across...

Can you help us with Kilkenny’s Oral Heritage Audit?

Do you have any information on oral heritage recordings or collections on County Kilkenny topics, people or places? If so the Heritage Office of Kilkenny County Council would like to hear from you. The Heritage Office, with...

Heritage News & Events 28th May 2018

Bee Interested Gowran Development Association are hosting a Bee Keeping and associated topics evening on 29th May from 8.30-10.30pm in Dalton House, Gowran.  If you are interested in beekeeping and pollination then go to this...

Heritage News & Events 5th May 2018

Dawn Chorus in Woodstock and Jenkinstown Birdwatch Irelands Kilkenny Branch have organised an outing to Woodstock, Inistioge on Monday 7th May @5am to hear the dawn chorus. Meet in Woodstock carpark. Their annual Dawn Chorus...

Heritage News 20th April 2018

The rocks beneath our feet When we think of heritage, we think of historic buildings, the stories and traditions passed down from generation to generation, music and folklore.  What about the rocks beneath our feet? They too have...

Kilkenny City’s Medieval Walls: Talbots Tower

Kilkenny City was a centre of political and ecclesiastical power in Ireland between the 9th and 17th centuries. In 1300 it was the country’s largest inland town, bounded by city walls built by the Anglo Norman invaders. The walls...

Heritage News 13th April

The Roads of Graiguenamanagh talk Graiguenamanagh Historical Society will present a talk by author and local historian, Colm Walsh, on the history of the roads around Graiguenamanagh on Friday 13th April @8.30pm in...

Heritage News 6th April 2018

Garden Talks at the Parade Tower OPW Kilkenny Castle has a series of Garden Talks in the Parade Tower as part of their spring 2018 programme. All talks are FREE and begin at 8pm (Doors open from 7.30pm) Tuesday 10th April:...

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