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Entertainment in Kilkenny - Weekly Gig and Event Guide

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  • Upcoming Events
  • Gig Guide (scroll down to see)

(September 2014) Kilkenny City has been named as Ireland's Tidiest Town for 2014, beating competition from 849 towns and villages, rte.ie/news

(Autumn 2014) Artisan Kilkenny - Renowned as the 'Craft Capital of Ireland' and with a thriving food scene, Kilkenny is bursting with exceptional artisan experiences. Our Artisan Kilkenny page features great artisan craft and food experiences to help you get the most out of your visit to Kilkenny, visitkilkenny.ie/artisan_kilkenny

 


Recent Articles

  • Campagne (The Arches, Gas House Lane) and Lady Helen (at the Mount Juliet Hotel) have been awarded a Michelin star. Off the 9 Michelin Star restaurants in Ireland, 2 are in County Kilkenny!  (thejournal.ie)
  • Kilkenny’s reputation as a culinary destination is growing.... (irishtimes.com, February 2014)
  • Kilkenny voted Irelands Top Tourism Town for 2013 by Failte Ireland who are Ireland's main tourism body, (failteireland.ie)
  • Kilkenny voted Cleanest Town in Ireland at end of 2013 by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) (visitkilkenny.ie)
  • Culture, Adventue and Great Food, (her.ie)

2014 Festivals

 

This Week's Musical / Theatre / Events

  • For up to date information on what is happening in Kilkenny City and County, see the twitter accounts @Kilkenny and @loveKilkenny.
  • Artisan Kilkenny - Renowned as the 'Craft Capital of Ireland' and with a thriving food scene, Kilkenny is bursting with exceptional artisan experiences. Our Artisan Kilkenny page features great artisan craft and food experiences to help you get the most out of your visit to Kilkenny, visitkilkenny.ie/artisan_kilkenny
  • Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny - access from Parliment Street - 10am to 6pm daily, €12/9.50/7 - This multi-sensory and interactive experience will take visitors on a journey through the medieval origins of brewing on the site of the St. Francis Abbey Brewery to the arrival of John Smithwick in the 1700’s, and right up to the present day.  The tour includes a life-size holographic monk and living portraits of the Smithwick’s family members.  During the tour, the Smithwick’s brewing process will be brought to life with visitors having the opportunity to experience the smells, tastes and textures of the raw materials involved in creating the perfect pint of ale. French, German, Spanish and Italian speaking visitors will be offered an audio guide to take them through the tour, which lasts approximately 70 minutes
  • A Very Kilkenny Christmas - many Christmas activities are happening in Kilkenny throught the month of November and December. Kilkenny On Ice featuring ice rink, skyfall zip line, bungee trampoline, rodeo reindeer and ice cafe is at the Hub at Cillin Hill from 29th November to 11th January.  At the Castlecomer Discovery Park, on arrival, adults can enjoy a complimentary mulled wine/beverage, while children (and adults!) are entertained by our friendly Head Elf playing lots of fun games in the charming Oak-beamed visitor centre. You can take in the wonder of the park on the Christmas Train. From 6th - 7th & 12th - 22nd December at Gowran Park in Gowran, they will be running trains from Gowran Park deep into the forest guided by Santa’s Elf’s to the top secret location where Santa rests and prepares for his round the world trip on Christmas Eve. Children will then get to meet and chat with both Santa & Mrs Claus and even get a little gift to remind them of their visit. There's also plenty of special offers on hotel accommodation.
  • Subtitle European Film Festival - Monday 24th to Sunday 30th November - various venue in Kilkenny City - Ireland’s newest film festival and a unique opportunity to catch some of the most popular European films that can’t be found at the multiplex. And a chance to meet their makers and stars. If you’re looking for provocative, funny, accessible and smart European films, then SUBTITLE is for you. There’s a world of filmmakers across Europe creating films that have delighted audiences across the world with their comedy, tragedy, intelligence and beauty. And we’re bringing some of the best of these films together from across the last decade to Kilkenny in November, visitkilkenny.ie/subtitle_european_film_festival
    • Some of the highlights during the week include
    • Monday 24th - Two Days, One Night - Set Theatre, John St - 7pm, €5 - a 2014 film starring Marion Cotillard
    • Tuesday 25th - A Coffee In Berlin - Set Theatre, John St - 8pm, €5 - a 2012 German comedy drama film
    • Wednesday 26th - Pioneer - Cinemobile - 7.45pm, free - a 2013 Norwegian Thriller
    • Thursday 27th - Short Stories - Cleeres, Parliment St - 8.30pm, €8/7 - a 2012 Russian comedy drama film
    • Friday 28th - A Royal Affair - Cleeres, Parliment St - 2pm, €5 - a 2012 historical drama starring Mads Mikkelsen
    • Saturday 29th - Stockholm Stories - Cinemobile - 3.15pm, €8/7 - a 2013 Swedish comedy drama film
    • Sunday 30th - The Angela Awards hosted by Pauline McLynn - Set Theatre, John St - 8pm, €25
  • Concert: Kilkenny Musical Society present Showstoppers - Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th November - Watergate Theatre, Parliment St - 8pm, €15/12 - see the Watergate Theatre section below for more information
  • Belle Femme's Lingerie "Get Fitted" Style Evening with host Brendan Courtney - Thursday 27th November - Rivercourt Hotel, John St - 6pm to 9pm - Come along for an evening of style advice with Brendan Courtney and lingerie fitting and tips with Bridget Kearney. Guests will receive bespoke goodie bags, a 10% discount and enjoy Mulled Wine, Mince Pies and specially created Hor d'Ourves, facebook.com/belle.femme.kilkenny
  • Spa Open Evening (Perfect Girlie Night Out) at Newpark Hotel - Thursday 27th November - Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Rd - 6pm - In aid of Cancer Research. A perfect Girlie Night Out with Wine, Canapes, Chocolate Fountain and DJ. Featuring Make-Up Tutorials, Skin Care & Aveda Product advice, file & polish and much more, facebook.com/NewparkHotel

Girlie Night Out Spa Open Evening at Newpark Hotel

  • Craft: Meet the Tailor with Adrian Cashin(The Tailor’s House)Thursday 27th November - National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard - 6.30pm - Adrian Cashin continues the family tailoring business set up by his father and uncle, with over 120 years collective experience The Tailor's House Kilkenny has created bespoke suits for the men of Kilkenny for the best part of a century. Adrian shows us some of this family archive of patterns dating back from the 1920s and talks us through the process of a creating a bespoke suit. He explains what sets a tailored suit apart from the crowd and gives the gentlemen some tips to keep your suits in great shape, nationalcraftgallery.ie
  • Lions Club Wine, Beer & Whiskey Fair - Friday 28th November - Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road - 7pm to 9.30pm, €15 - In aid of The Kilkenny Lions Club Christmas Appeal, the event is now in its 16th year, thewinecentre.ie
  • GetOut.ie present Santa & Elf Singles Christmas Party - Friday 28th November - Set Theatre, John St - 8.30pm, €20 - GetOut.ie will donate part of the proceeds to help the amazing Chernobyl Kilkenny Outreach Group raise funds to accommodate and care for the children of Chernobyl next summer. To help people recognise who is available and who is not, they will use the traffic light system. Coloured stickers are placed on all name badges: Green (single) ready to meet, Orange (unsure, maybe), Red (not single). To show support for the Chernobyl Kilkenny Outreach Group they are asking everyone to dress in costume! They don`t care what you wear as long as it`s connected to the Christmas season..brrr! Dress up as a Sexy Santa, a Randy Rein Deer, a Colourful Christmas Tree, an Exhausted Elf...be creative! Brilliant prizes for the best costume!, getout.ie
  • Billy Byrnes 50th Birthday Bash - Saturday 29th November - Billy Byrnes, John St - 9pm - Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Billy Byrnes pub in the centre of Kilkenny City with Disco Fever from the Onassis Solid Gold Band. So get out those flares and start practising those dance moves!, facebook.com/photo
  • 3rd Annual Susie Long Memorial Walk - Sunday 30th November - Kilkenny Castle Park - 12pm - Walk in memory of a loved one or simply come out and support the Susie Long Hospice Fund on the day, kclr96fm.com/events
  • Piltown GAA hold 3rd Annual Turkey Trot with 10km & 5km Route - Sunday 30th November - from Piltown GAA Complex - 12.30pm - There will be 5km and 10km options for families, walkers, joggers, fancy dress and competitive runners. It is a timed run and this year they have fine-tuned the distances for more accurate times. Registration is €10 and will be on the morning from 11am. Prizes in all categories. The race starts and returns to Piltown GAA Complex and all runners are welcome. Hot showers are available, and hot soup will be served upstairs afterwards, runireland.com

 

Set Theatre Kilkenny

Set Theatre in Kilkenny

 

Kilkenny Castle Events

  • The 'Decius Mus' Tapestries have returned to the Castle. The Tapestries are among the great glories of the wonderful historic Ormonde Collection at Kilkenny Castle. The 'Decius' suite had been in the ownership of the Ormonde family for over 300 years and was displayed in several of their residences before being acquired by OPW for display in Kilkenny Castle. It forms a highlight of the Ormonde Collection in the Tapestry Room and fabulous Picture Gallery - one of the finest historic and architectural spaces in Ireland, kilkennycastle.ie
  • Orienteering Course - Following the December launch of the new permanent Orienteering Course at Kilkenny Castle Park, OPW is delighted to announce that three maps, Short (1.8km), Medium (2.4km) and Long (3.5km) distances, are now available to download for free on the Kilkenny Castle Website. The orienteering course is open to all, families, individuals, clubs, schools and what an amazing way to explore the flora and fauna of Kilkenny Castle Park whilst enjoying the exercise in beautiful surroundings.  There is also a small area of the Canal Walk involved in the courses, kilkennycastle.ie

 

Watergate Theatre (on Parliment Street) - Upcoming Shows

  • Kilkenny Musical Society present Showstoppers (Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th November)
  • Featuring special guests Jesters Stage Academy, for two nights only Kilkenny Musical Society will showcase its talent and flair as they share their passion for Broadway, the West End and beyond!, See full event & ticket details
  • Irish Country Stars Christmas Concert (Thursday 4th December)
  • Featuring Crystal Swing, Trudi Lalor, Paddy O’Brien, TR Dallas and Johnny Carroll. The hugely popular Irish Country Stars Christmas Concert returns to The Watergate Theatre following the sell-out show last year. This concert features the cream of Ireland’s top entertainers coming together for one night only, to perform their own hit songs and some well-known Christmas songs, See full event & ticket details

 

Music In Kilkenny

  • Events taking place at Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Callan, Co. Kilkenny. Music in Kilkenny organises a series of concerts every year. Music in Kilkenny is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny County Council & the Camphill Community of Ballytobin.
  • Sunday 25th January - Fiachra Garvey (piano) - 4pm
  • Sunday 1st February - Xeniaensemble with Eilis Cranitch - 4pm
  • Sunday 14th February - Vogler Quartet - 4pm
  • Sunday 22nd February - Piatti String Quartet - 4pm
  • Saturday 7th March - Irish Baroque Orchestra - 8pm
  • Saturday 21st March - Istvan Vardai (cello) & Finghin Collins (piano) - 8pm
  • Sunday 26th April - Duo Dzeta ft. Aude Miller (violin) & Geoffrey Baptiste (piano) - 4pm
  • Sunday 4th May - Royal Irish Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra - 4pm
  • Saturday 9th May - Ashley Wass (piano) - 8pm
  • Sunday 24th May - Athens Guitar Duo - 4pm

 

Events for Kids

 


Gig in Ryan's Bar Kilkenny

By night Kilkenny comes alive as visitors and locals alike enjoy the city's vibrant cultural and entertainment life. The city offers an eclectic mix of cosmopolitan designer bars, and traditional old style hostelries. What better way to spend an evening than enjoying a meal in one of the many restaurants throughout Kilkenny? Live music and theatre takes place throughout the week, so whether your taste is for dance music, poetry, theatre or rock! - Kilkenny has something to offer you.

Weekly Gig Listings are courtesy of Edwina Grace at the Kilkenny People Newpaper. If you want to publicise events or gigs you can contact Edwina at EdwinaGrace@hotmail.com

You can also follow daily updates via Twitter @kilkenny or on our FaceBook page Kilkenny Tourism Facebook

Full listing of what's happening in Kilkenny in the week starting Monday 24th November until Sunday 30th November 2014

Monday 24th November

Live Music: Trad Session with Adrian & Donie Cashin from Wrong Direction, The Field, High St, 6pm
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Subtitle Fest: "Two Days, One Night" - 2014 film starring Marion Cotillard, Set Theatre, John St, 7pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "Nokas" - 2010 Norwegian action/crime film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 7.15pm, €7/6
Live Music: Ireland's Trad Tunes and Tales, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Concert: Kilkenny Musical Society present Showstoppers, Watergate Theatre, Parliment St, 8pm, €15/12, watergatetheatre.com
Learn Set Dancing with live music, Community Hall in Urlingford, 8.30pm
B Movie Night in the Magner Terrace, Billy Byrnes, John St, 8.30pm
Table Quiz in aid of L.A.R.C Community Childcare, Ryans Bar, Friary St, 8.30pm, €20 for 4, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music & Dancing: Cu Chulainn with Irish Dancers, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: The Briars & late bar, The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Stephen Murphy, Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Subtitle Fest: "Klown" - 2010 Danish comedy, Cleeres, Parliment St, 9.15pm, €7/6
Live Music: Trad Session, Cleere's, Parliment St, 9.30pm
Live Music: John Hogan, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: After Dark followed by DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt The Millers, John St, 10pm

Tuesday 25th November

Subtitle Fest: "Populaire" - 2012 French romantic comedy, Set Theatre, John St, 5.30pm, €5
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Live Music: Ireland's Trad Tunes and Tales, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Subtitle Fest: "Traffic Department" - 2013 Polish crime drama, Cleeres, Parliment St, 7.30pm, €7/6
Subtitle Fest: "A Coffee In Berlin" - 2012 German comedy drama, Set Theatre, John St, 8pm, €5
Concert: Kilkenny Musical Society present Showstoppers, Watergate Theatre, Parliment St, 8pm, €15/12, watergatetheatre.com
Drink & Draw Event, Brewery Corner, Parliment St, 8pm
Over 50's Short Matt Bowls and Go For Life Games, The Watershed, 8pm, facebook.com/TheWatershedKilkenny
Bingo every Tuesday at Community Centre in Stoneyford, 8.30pm
Live Music: Kevin and Eugene (greatest hits from the 50's - 00's), Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Hooly Night with music from Mighty Ghosts of Erin and irish dancing from Gerard Hayes(ex-Riverdance), Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Kitchen Sessions, Shem's Bar, John St
Live Music: Rob Strong Band, The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Wallop The Cat, Matt the Millers, John St, 9pm
Subtitle Fest: "Intimate Parts" - 2013 Russian comedy drama, Cleeres, Parliment St, 9.45pm, €7/6
Langton's Nightclub & Bar, John St, 11.30pm

Wednesday 26th November

Play Bridge at Kilkenny Bridge Centre in Loughboy, 11am - 1pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Live Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Subtitle Fest: "Of Horses and Men" - 2013 Icelandic comedy drama, Cinemobile, 6pm, free
Subtitle Fest: "The Great Beauty" - 2013 Italian comedy drama, Set Theatre, John St, 6.30pm, €7/6
Live Music: Ireland's Trad Tunes and Tales, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Subtitle Fest: "Pioneer" - 2013 Norwegian thriller, Cinemobile, 7.45pm, free
Learn to Swing Dance at 8pm(Improvers) - at 9pm(Beginners) + live music at 10pm, Left Bank, Patrick St
Table Quiz, Bridgebrook Arms in Thomastown, 8pm, €40 for 4, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Trad Session with Adrian & Donie Cashin from Wrong Direction, The Field, High St, 8pm
Bingo at Piltown Community Centre & Danesfort Community Centre, 8.30pm
Movie Night: Billy Byrnes, John St, 8.30pm, free
Fun Table Quiz in aid of Left Bank Basketball teamm, The Left Bank, 8.30pm, €20 for 4, facebook.com/photo
Live Music: Trad Night with Philip Donnelly, Dylan Whisky Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 9pm - 11pm
Live Music: Wallop The Cat, Matt The Millers, John St, 9pm
Subtitle Fest: "We Are The Best" - 2012 Swedish drama, 9.15pm, €7/6
Live Music: Paschal and Seanie, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, John's Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: Trad Session, Cleere's, Parliment St, 9.30pm

Thursday 27th November

Subtitle Fest: "The Deep" - 2012 Icelandic action drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 1pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "My, Myself and Mum" - 2013 French comedy film, Cinemobile, 3pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "Finsterworld" - 2013 German drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 3pm, €5
Fashion: Belle Femme's Lingerie "Get Fitted" Style Evening with host Brendan Courtney, Rivercourt Hotel, John St, 6pm to 9pm, facebook.com/belle.femme.kilkenny
Spa Open Evening (Perfect Girlie Night Out) at Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Rd, 6pm (in aid of Cancer Research), facebook.com/NewparkHotel
Hotel Wedding Evening at Newpark Hotel, Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Rd, 6pm - 9pm, flynnhotels.com/Newpark_Hotel_Kilkenny
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Subtitle Fest: "Child's Pose" - 2013 Romanian drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 6.15pm, €8/7
Craft:  Meet the Tailor with Adrian Cashin, The Tailor’s House at National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, 6.30pm, nationalcraftgallery.ie
Subtitle Fest: "Three Many Weddings" - 2013 Spanish comedy film, Set Theatre, John St, 7pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "The Tribe" - 2014 Ukrainian drama film, Cinemobile, 7pm, €10/9
Festive Food and Craft Fair with cookery demonstrations at Colaiste Mhuire in Johnstown, 7.30pm, €15, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Irelands Trad Tunes and Tales, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Just Desserts Cooking Demonstration by Edward Hayden, Lahart Garage, Waterford Road, 7.30pm, free (but limited)
Live Music: Trad Session with Adrian & Donie Cashin from Wrong Direction, The Field, High St, 8pm
Learn Set Dancing, Home Rule Club, John's Quay, 8.30pm - 10.30pm
Bingo at Gowran Parish Parochial Hall, 8.30pm
Subtitle Fest: "Short Stories" - 2012 Russian comedy/drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 8.30pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "The Intouchables" - 2011 French comedy/drama film, Set Theatre, John St, 9pm, €8/7
Open Mic & Jam Night, An Poc Fada, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Stephen Murphy, Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music & Dancing: Cu Chulainn with Irish Dancers, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad Music, The Metropole, High St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Trad Music with Heebee Geebees & Friends, Ryan's, Friary St, 9.30pm
Entertainment: Big John’s Krazy Karaoke & Fun Night, Biddy Early’s, John St, 9.30pm
Live Music: John Hogan, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: The Pumphouse, Parliment St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Trad Session, Brewery Corner, Parliment St, 9.30pm
Subtitle Fest: "Ida" - 2013 Polish drama film, Cinemobile, 9.30pm, €10/9
Live Music: Pete Fagan followed by DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Millers, John St, 10pm
Pegasus Nightclub & Langton's Nightclub, John St, 11pm

Friday 28th November

Subtitle Fest: "A Royal Affair" - 2012 Historical drama starring Mads Mikkelsen, Cleeres, Parliment St, 2pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "Two Days, One Night" - 2014 drama film starring Marion Cotillard, Set Theatre, John St, 5pm, €10/9
Subtitle Fest: "Child's Pose" - 2013 Romanian drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 5pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "My, Myself and Mum" - 2013 French/Belgian comedy film, Cinemobile, 5.15pm, €10/9
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Subtitle Fest: "Klown" - 2010 Danish comedy film, Set Theatre, John St, 6.45pm, €10/9
Subtitle Fest: "The Tribe" - 2013 Ukrainain/Dutch drama film, Cinemobile, 7pm, €10/9
Lions Club Wine, Beer & Whiskey Fair, Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road, 7pm - 9.30pm, €15, thewinecentre.ie
Castlecomer Union of Parish Autumn Fair with cake, jewelry sale & more, Wandesforde Hall, Castlecomer, 7pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 7pm - 9pm
Subtitle Fest: "Three Many Weddings" - 2013 Spanish comedy film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 7.15pm, €8/7
Annual American Tea Party at St Leonard's NS in Dunnamaggin, 8pm, €10, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Trad Music session (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, Kieran St, 8pm - 10pm
GetOut.ie present Santa & Elf Singles Christmas Party, Set Theatre, John St, 8.30pm, €20, getout.ie
Table Quiz in aid of Alzheimer Society Kilkenny Branch, James Stephens GAA Club, 8.30pm, €20 for 4, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Acoustic Folk Ballad & Blues Set from Philip Coulter, Dylan Whisky Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Divil the Bit, Lanigans, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Live Rock Band, The Field, High St, 9pm
Table Quiz in aid of orphans in Belarus, Ennisnag Lounge in Stoneyford, 9pm, €20 for 4, kclr96fm.com/events
Subtitle Fest: "Intimate Part" - 2013 Russian comedy/drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 9.15pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Stockholm Stories" - 2013 Swedish comedy/drama film, Cinemobile, 9.30pm, €10/9
Table Quiz in aid of Kilkenny Bandits Inline Hockey team, Paris Texas, High St, 9.30pm, facebook.com/events
Live Music: Kevin and Eugene (greatest hits from the 50's - 00's), Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: The Ambassadors, Langtons Bar, John St, 10pm
Live Music: The Acousticats - Trad & Ballad, Kyteler's Inn, Kieran St, 10pm
Live Music: Friday Session, Hole In The Wall, High St, 10pm
Live Music: Band followed by DJ Eoin, Matt The Miller's, John St, 10pm
Live Music: Thank Funk, Left Bank, Patrick St, 10pm
Live Music: Blues Ark, Ryan's Bar, Friary St, 10.30pm
DJ's at Kyteler's Inn & Biddy Early's (DJ SuperCoolTossyO'Toole) & Morrisons (DJ Ronan - Feel Good Friday) & Billy Byrnes & The Pumphouse & Brewery Corner (DJ Matchstick Men)

Saturday 29th November

Kilkenny On Ice begins and runs until 11th January, The Hub at Cillin Hill, kilkennyonice.com
Kilkenny Park and Run, Kilkenny Castle Park, 9.30am, facebook.com/kilkennyparkrun
Subtitle Fest: "We Are The Best" - 2012 Swedish drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 12.30pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "A Coffee In Berlin" - 2012 German comedy drama , Set Theatre, John St, 1pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "The Great Beauty" - 2013 Italian comedy drama film, Set Theatre, John St, 3pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Finsterworld" - 2013 German drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 3pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "Stockholm Stories" - 2013 Swedish comedy drama film, Cinemobile, 3.15pm, €8/7
Turning on of the Christmas Lights in Kilkenny at 4pm
The Bula Bus - Street Food Saturday, Billy Byrnes, John St, 4pm
Live Music: Paris Swing, Left Bank, Patrick St, 5pm
Subtitle Fest: "Short Stories" - 2012 Russian comedy drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 5pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "The Tribe" - 2014 Ukrainian drama film, Cinemobile, 5.15pm, €10/9
Subtitle Fest: "Populaire" - 2012 French romantic comedy film, Set Theatre, John St, 5.45pm, €8/7
Restaurant Party Night with Jason Fallon & Ballroom Party Night with Club Disco, Langtons, John St
Live Music: Mighty Ghosts of Erin, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 7pm - 9pm
Subtitle Fest: "Traffic Department" - 2013 Polish crime drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 7.15pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Heart of a Lion" - 2013 Finnish drama film, Cinemobile, 7.45pm, €10/9
The Carers Association Christmas Fundraiser with live music + spot prizes, The Village Inn, kclr96fm.com/events
Erins Own GAA Club & Presentation Convent Castlecomer host "Comer Does Dancing", Hotel Kilkenny, College Rd, youtube.com
Live Music: The Village Inn, Upper Patrick St
Live Music: The Metropole, High St
Live Music: Sneaky Rinse, Brewery Corner, Parliment St
Billy Byrnes 50th Birthday Bash ft. Disco Fever with Onassis Solid Gold Band, Billy Byrnes, John St, 9pm, facebook.com/photo
Live Music: The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Kevin and Eugene (greatest hits from the 50's - 00's), Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Subtitle Fest: "The Intouchables" - 2011 French comedy drama film, Cleeres, Parliment St, 9.30pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Ida" - 2013 Polish drama film, Cinemobile, 9.45pm, €10/9
Live Music: Roisin Dubh, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 10pm
Live Music: No Recession, An Poc Fada, Rose Inn St, 10pm
Live Music: Club House Hotel, Patrick St, 10pm
Live Music: Seamus Nugent, Home Rule Club, John's Quay, 10pm
Live Music: Rafter Dempsey's, Friary St, 10pm
Live Music: Suzie Q, Ryan's, Friary St, 10.30pm
DJ's at Biddy Early’s (DJ Ob1) & Matt The Millers & Morrisons (DJ Paul K) & Brewery Corner & Lanigans & Billy Byrne's & Langtons Nightclub & Pegasus Nightclub & The Pumphouse & An Poc Fada & Marble City Bar (Over 25's Club) & Paris Texas (Cleveland Mike) & The Field

Sunday 30th November

3rd Annual Susie Long Memorial Walk, Kilkenny Castle Park, 12pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Piltown GAA hold 3rd Annual Turkey Trot with 10km & 5km Route from Piltown GAA Complex, 12.30pm, runireland.com
Subtitle Fest: "A Coffee In Berlin" - 2012 German comedy drama film, Cleere, Parliment St, 1pm, €5
Subtitle Fest: "Stockholm Stories" - 2013 Swedish comedy drama film, Cinemobile, 1.15pm, €8/7
Christmas Bazaar ft. stalls, Christmas Floral Decorations and more, Ionad Dara in Goresbridge, 2pm - 5pm (Santa at 3pm), kclr96fm.com/events
Christma Fair with face painting, games, turning on of lights & Santa visit, Gathabawn, 3pm, €3, kclr96fm.com/events
Subtitle Fest: "A Royal Affair" - 2012 historical drama starring Mads Mikkelsen, Cleeres, Parliment St, 3pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Ida" - 2013 Polish drama film, Cinemobile, 3.15pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "The Intouchables" - 2011 French comedy drama film, Cinemobile, 5pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "Nokas" - 2010 action crime film from Norway, Cleeres Theatre, Parliment St, 5.45pm, €8/7
The Bula Bus - Street Food Sunday with live DJ, Billy Byrne's, John St, 6pm
Live Music: Rusty Spring, The Field, High St, 6pm
Live Music: Live Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6pm
Live Music: Paris Texas, High St, 6pm - 8pm
Live Music: Generation 5, An Poc Fada, Rose Inn St, 6pm - 9pm
Concert: Sospiroso / Thomastown Church Choir, Thomastown Parish Church, 7.30pm, in aid of Church Organ Restoration, kclr96fm.com/events
Subtitle Fest: "Three Many Weddings" - 2013 Spanish comedy film, Cleere, Parliment St, 7.45pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: "The Tribe" - 2014 Ukrainian drama film, Cinemobile, 8pm, €8/7
Subtitle Fest: The Angela Awards hosted by Pauline McLynn, Set Theatre, John St, 8pm, €25
Live Music: Rockout with Loose Cannons followed by DJ, The Field, High St, 8pm
Live Music: Donie Walsh, Carrolls Bar in Knocktopher
Live Music: Kevin and Eugene (greatest hits from the 50's - 00's), Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad Session Ryan's, Friary St, 9pm
Live Music: Social Dancing with music from Dave Rae, Piltown GAA Complex, 9pm, €8
Live Music: Wallop The Cat, Matt The Millers, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Paschal and Seanie, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, John's Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: Tomas Jackman - Irish Songs & Ballads, Kyteler’s Inn, Kieran St, 9.30pm
Live Music: The Barflies, The Pumphouse, Parliment St, 9.30pm
DJ's at Morrisons (DJ Mattie - Sunday Night Rock) & Kytelers Inn & Lanigans & Biddy Early's & The Field

Exhibitions

  • "The Talking Earth" by Amy Walsh, Butler Gallery, until 14th December, butlergallery.com

Amy Walsh, Talking Earth 3, Digital Photographic Print in Liquid Acrylic, 16 x 24 inches, 2014, (Menindee Lakes in New South Wales, Australia) © the Artist

 

Film: IMC Kilkenny has a wide variety of films to suit all ages and interests on show at a number of times each day

This Week's Films (Friday 22nd - Thursday 28th November)

  • Interstellar
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
  • The Imitation Game
  • Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey
  • Standby
  • '71
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [Saturday & Sunday only]

View This Weeks Kilkenny Film Listings From Official Site at IMC Cinemas