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Entertainment in Kilkenny - Weekly Gig and Event Guide

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

NEW Adventure in Kilkenny - Special Offers on Hotels and Activities, visitkilkenny.ie/adventurous_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.
  • Food and Craft Events in Kilkenny City and County over the next few months, visitkilkenny.ie
  • First Week of Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny - open from Thursday 31st July - 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
  • Culture Night - Launch of exhibition & take part in collaborative artwork for women - Friday 19th September - Design Yard, Castle Gardens - 1pm to 9pm, free - Open Circle invites women from throughout Kilkenny to join them on Culture Night for the launch of an exhibition, and to take part in the creation of a collaborative artwork. This embroidery project is both collaborative and distinctly individual; a collection of portraits of Kilkenny women. The workshops will create a space in the lives of all who will take part to meet new people, chat, laugh, debate and create!, culturenight.ie
  • Culture Night - Storytelling and Craft for Children - Friday 19th September - City Library, John's Quay - 2pm to 4.30pm, free, culturenight.ie
  • Culture Night - Kilkenny Pop-Up Museum - Friday 19th September - The Parade, Kilkenny Castle - Chat to archeologists, handle artifacts, enjoy the ten minute medieval plays by the Barn Owls, and see the Cartoon Saloon artists on site interpreting our archaeological stories…all while you munch on a medieval pie!, culturenight.ie
  • Culture Night - Blown Beats for Kids + music from St Canices' National School 87 Piece Orchestra - Friday 19th September - National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard - 5pm to 9pm - Join us for a cultural extravaganza of music and making, inspired by Resonance our innovative glass instrument and music exhibition. Kids can craft their own funky finger pianos and bizarre bazookas with musicial maker Ed Devane; create melodies with our playful glass instruments; tinkle tunes with Ciara O’Sullivan’s collaborative clay bells and find their inner musician to raise the roof for a spectacular rhythmic finale with Beat Box king White Noise! Using everyday objects invent new bubble makers and fill the Castle Yard with gigantic rainbow bubbles! Bring your picnic and join us in celebrating the Festival of Blown Beats on Culture Night! We will provide the picnic blankets, cushions, music and entertainment – including a symphonic performance from St Canices’ National School 87 piece Orchestra followed by music from TV Jones & the Tomahawks! Adults can enjoy a glass of wine and cheesey nibbles while children make rhythms, beats and dance to the music, culturenight.ie
    • 5pm - St Canice’s National School Children’s Orchestra performance in the Courtyard
    • 6pm, 7pm, 8pm - Funky finger pianos and bizarre bazookas with musicial maker Ed Devane
    • 6pm, 7pm, 8pm - Carnival of the Animals Interactive Workshops
    • 7.30pm - Live music with TV Jones & the Tomahawks
    • All Evening - Rainbow Blown Bubble Workshops; Interactive Tinkling Bells & Playful Glass Music Maker
  • Culture Night - Live Music: The Unity Singers & Sospiro - Friday 19th September - The Parade - 8pm to 9pm, free - The Unity Singers were founded in 1967 by Jimmy Bateman and four members of the original choir still perform with the group. They have won first prize in the Cork Choral Festival in 1975 and many other awards since. In March 2007 the choir performed at the world famous Carnegie Hall in New York to an audience of over 2000 people, culturenight.ie
  • Culture Night - Concert: Loves Operatic Journey - Friday 19th September - Watergate Theatre, Parliment St - 8pm, free - see the Watergate Theatre section below for more information
  • Culture Night - Concert: James Yorkston - Friday 19th September - Cleeres, Parliment St - 10.30pm, free - In support of this years album "The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society". On this album, he takes the listener off the road, inviting us into much more intimate territory; arguably his most personal record yet, these are reflective and affectionate songs about life closer to home, fatherhood and the people dearest to his heart, culturenight.ie
  • Tullaroan AC hold 30km Marathon, 15km & 10km RunsSaturday 20th September - Tullaroan, Co.Kilkenny - from 9.30am, €20/15/10 to enter - The run will held on a two loop course with beautiful scenery and lovely rolling hills. The event is AAI approved. There will be Refreshments and Showers after all events also and some aid stations, facebook.com/tullaroan.marathon
  • Craft: Meet The Roasters with Bia Beag (Badger and Dodo / Ponaire / 3FE) - Saturday 20th September - Highbank Orchard, Cuffesgrange - 6pm to 8pm, €8 - For anyone who knows about coffee & the subtle mixture of art and science which brings about the perfect espresso or pour over is a thing of mystery. Each of our 3 roasters are masters of the roast, biabeag.com
  • Kilkenny Rugby Club host Gala Night with Brian O'Driscoll (incl. interview + Q&A)Saturday 20th September - The Hub at Cillin Hill, Dublin Rd - €100 - Featuring Champagne Reception, 4 Course Dinner Complimentary Wine, Live Music and Excluive Interview & Question and Answer with one of Ireland's great rugby players, Brian O'Driscoll, kclr96fm.com/events
  • Concert: Karen Underwood - Saturday 20th September - Watergate Theatre, Parliment St - 8pm, €20/18/16 - see the Watergate Theatre section below for more information
  • JJ Reddy Danesfort 10k Run and 5k Fun Run - Sunday 21st September - Danesfort, Co.Kilkenny - 12pm - All levels welcome from serious athletes to walkers. This is the fourth annual JJ Reddy 10k Run and 5k Fun Run held in the beautiful countryside around Danesfort and Burnchurch about 6 kms south of Kilkenny City, jjreddydanesfortrun.com

JJ Reddy Danesfort 10k Run and 5k Fun Run on Sunday 21st September

  • Stoneyford Field Day - Sunday 21st September - Stoneyford, Co.Kilkenny - from 2pm - To celebrate the opening of the newly extended Stoneyford Community Centre, they will hold a field day with fun for all the family including bouncy castles, slide, hurling and soccer blitz, art competition, vintage car & Kilkenny Fire Service Display and more, kclr96fm.com/events
  • Horse Racing ft. Cordell Lavarack Race & Special Olympics Torch Run Derby with live music from Paddy Casey - Sunday 21st September - Gowran Park, Gowran, Co.Kilkenny - from 2.25pm, €15(adults)/free(kids) - Big race day with the Cordell Lavarack Race and the Special Olympics Tourch Run Derby. In the Torch Run, members of the Gardaí, ten Kilkenny hoteliers and some surprise guests are set to dress up and gallop a furlong and hope to raise €6,000 for the sports charity that supports people with an intellectual disability. When the racing is over, Paddy Casey will perform live, gowranpark.ie/horseracing

Horse Racing with Cordell Lavarack Race & Special Olympics Torch Run Derby with live music from Paddy Casey

  • Top 2 Toe Fashion Show - Sunday 21st September - Langton House Hotel, John St - 6.30pm, €10 - in aid of Cois Nore Cancer Support and Carlow Kilkenny Homecare Team. Master of ceremonies will be RTE's Miriam O'Callaghan. Models include Eddie Brennan, Edward Hayden, Darren O'Neill, James Fennelly, DJ Carey, Sinead de Buitleir, Karen Fitzpatrick and Evanne Ni Chuilinn. Doors open at 6.30pm and show begins at 7pm. Entertainment will be provided by Marble City Strings, kclr96fm.com/events

Upcoming Events at Set Theatre in Kilkenny

 

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
  • PDF's of the Orienteering Course at Kilkenny Castle - PDF of Long Course. / PDF of Medium Course. / PDF of Short Course.

 

Watergate Theatre (on Parliment Street) - Upcoming Shows

  • Culture Night: Love’s Operatic Journey - Friday 19th September - 8pm, free - The programme is designed to engage the audience with opera in a light and pleasing manner, by explaining their history and meanings as well as performing some of the most powerful songs and arias (as only they can). It is expected that the performance will truly engage the people of Kilkenny with world class performance on this day of culture and leave them with something to enjoy long after the day has passed. Sopranos include Louise Walsh, Susan Legg and Aoife O'Sullivan, watergatetheatre.com
  • Concert: Karen Underwood - Saturday 20th September - 8pm, €20/18/16 - She will bring you a fabulous night of Diva Entertainment with her show "Of Ladies Lost And Found". If you love music come and enjoy a great night of classics from divas like Janice Joplin, Amy Winehouse, Billie Holiday, Whitney Houston and more. They may no longer be with us but their music lingers in our hearts!, watergatetheatre.com

 

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 Friday 19th September until Thursday 25th September 2014

Friday 19th September

Culture Night - Craft: Open Circle invites women for launch of exhibition & to take part in collaborative artwork, Design Yard, Castle Gardens, 1pm - 9pm
Culture Night - Craft: Storytelling and craft for children, City Library, John's Quay, 2pm - 4.30pm
Culture Night - Kilkenny Pop-Up Museum, The Parade, Kilkenny Castle
Culture Night - Learn about the world around us through collabroation of art & science, Spark Studio, Friary St, 4pm - 8pm
Culture Night - "Art For Everyone": Exhibiton of affordable works from Irelands leading contemporary artists, Blackbird Gallery, Castle Yard, 5pm - 8.30pm
Culture Night - Craft: Learn about the fine art of print, Blackstack Studio, Parliment St, 5pm - 9pm
Culture Night - Blown Beats for kids + music from St Canices' National School 87 Piece Orchestra, National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, 5pm - 9pm
Culture Night - Live Music: The Scenes, The Town Hall, High St, 6pm
Culture Night - Craft: Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, 6pm - 9.30pm
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 6pm - 8pm
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9pm
Culture Night - Martine Madden read from her lastest book "Anyush", Stone House Books, Kieran St, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Culture Night - Live Music: The Holy Roman Army (at 7pm) followed by Frankenstein Bolts (at 8pm), Rollercoaster Records, Kieran St
Culture Night - Film: Screening of "Project Wild Thing", Heritage Council Office, Church Lane
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Benefit Night for Palmerstown Clubhose with Greyhound Racing at St James Park, 8pm, €10
Live Music: Trad Music session (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, Kieran St, 8pm - 10pm
Culture Night - Live Music: The Unity Singers & Sospiro, The Parade (outside Kilkenny Castle), 8pm - 9pm
Culture Night - Concert: Loves Operatic Journey - Watergate Theatre, Parliment St - 8pm, free, http://watergatetheatre.com/programme/loves-operatic-journey/
Culture Night - Live Music: The Midnight Union Band, Canal Walk (off Rose Inn St), 8.30pm
Culture Night - Live Music: Night of Music, Song & Set Dancing, Bigwood Hall in Mullinavat, 8.30pm - 11pm
Culture Night - Live Music: Crow Black Chicken, The Town Hall, High St, 9pm
Culture Night - Live Music: Somerville (at 9pm) followed by Margie Lewis (at 10pm), Billy Byrnes, John St,
Live Music: Acoustic Folk Ballad & Blues Set from Philip Coulter, Dylan Whisky Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: An Poc Fada, Rose Inn St
Live Music: Divil the Bit, Lanigans, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Kevin O'Dwyer & Eugene Dewberry (greatest hits from 50's - 00's), Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: Paris Texas, High St, 9.30pm
Live Muic: Then Bunch of Ones, Tim's Bar in Thomastown, 9.30pm
Quiz: Table Quiz, McGraths Bar in Freshford, 9.30pm, €20 for 4
Live Music: The Ambassadors, Langtons Bar, John St, 10pm
Live Music: The Field, High 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: Stone Cold Sober followed by DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt The Miller's, John St, 10pm
Live Music: The Dixons, Ryan's, Friary St, 10.30pm
Culture Night - Concert: James Yorkston, Cleeres, Parliment St, 10.30pm
DJ's at Kyteler's Inn (DJ Matchstick Men(80's & 90's) & Biddy Early's (DJ SuperCoolTossyO'Toole) & Morrisons (DJ Ronan - Feel Good Friday) & Peagsus Nightclub & Billy Byrnes

Saturday 20th September

Tullaroan AC hold 30km Marathon, 15km & 10km Runs in Tullaroan, Co.Kilkenny, from 9.30am, facebook.com/tullaroan.marathon
Fun Day on the Terrace with BBQ & live music from New Found Land, River Court Hotel, John St, 3pm
The Bula Bus - Street Food Saturday, Billy Byrnes, John St, 4pm
Live Music: Paris Swing, Left Bank, The Parade, 5pm
Craft: Meet The Coffee Roasters with Bia Beag (Badger and Dodo/Ponaire/3FE), Highbank Orchard, Cuffesgrange, 6pm, biabeag.com
Live Music: Trad Session, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 6pm
Live Music: Mighty Ghosts of Erin, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 7pm - 9pm
Kilkenny RFC host Gala Night with Brian O'Driscoll (incl. interview + Q&A), The Hub at Cillin Hill, Dublin Rd, €100, kclr96fm.com/events
Concert: Karen Underwood, Watergate Theatre, Parliment St, 8pm, €20/18/16, watergatetheatre.com
Live Music: Beer Garden Session with Abbey Folk, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 8pm
Live Music: The Rolling Waves, Statham's Bar at Pembroke Hotel, Patrick St, 8pm
Live Music: The Dirty Elves, Brewery Corner, Parliment St, 9pm
Live Music: Dermot Cullen, The Village Inn, Upper Patrick St
Live Music: The Metropole, High St
Live Music: Kevin O'Dwyer & Eugene Dewberry (greatest hits from 50's - 00's), Tynan's Bridge House Bar, Johns Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: Live Rock Band, The Field, High St, 10pm
Live Music: Roisin Dubh, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 10pm
Live Music: Club House Hotel, Patrick St, 10pm
Live Music: Home Rule Club, John's Quay, 10pm
Live Music: Rafter Dempsey's, Friary St, 10pm
Live Music: What's That Sound? (blues/rock band), Ryan's, Friary St, 10.30pm
DJ's at Biddy Early’s (DJ Ob1) & Matt The Millers (DJ Eoin) & Morrisons (DJ Paul K) & Brewery Corner & Lanigans & Billy Byrnes (DJ Bootsy) & Langtons Nightclub & Pegasus Nightclub & The Pumphouse & An Poc Fada & Marble City Bar (Over 25's Club) & Paris Texas & Set Theatre

Sunday 21st September

End of Summer Party on the terrace with kiddies entertainment, River Court Hotel, John St, from 12pm
Annual Richie Young Memorial Run/Walk Race, Pink Rock, Glenmore, Co.Kilkenny, 12pm, kilkennyathletics.net
JJ Reddy Danesfort 10k Run and 5k Fun Run, Danesford, Co.Kilkenny, from 12pm, jjreddydanesfortrun.com
Annual Open Day at Camphill in Ballytobin, Callan with kid activities, numeours stalls and much more, 2pm - 5pm, facebook.com/Camphill-Communities-of-Ireland
Stoneyford Field Day with fun for all the family, Stoneyford, Co.Kilkenny, 2pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Horse Racing ft. Cordell Lavarack Race & The Special Olympics Torch Run Derby followed by live music from Paddy Casey, Gowran Park, Gowran, 2.25pm, €15(adults)/free(kids), gowranpark.ie
The Bula Bus - Street Food Sunday with live DJ, Billy Byrne's, John St, 4pm
Live Music: Ryan's, Friary St, 6pm - 8pm
Live Music: Paris Texas, High St, 6pm - 8pm
Live Music: Live Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9pm
Fashion: Top 2 Toe Fashion Show, Langton House Hotel, John St, 6.30pm, €10, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Live Music: Rusty Springs at 7pm & Live Rock Band at 10pm, The Field, High St
Live Music: Checkers, Carrolls Bar in Knocktopher
Live Music: Kevin O'Dwyer & Eugene Dewberry (greatest hits from 50's - 00's), Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: The Kilkennys, Lanigans, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Social Dancing with music from Dermot Lyons, Piltown GAA Complex, 9pm, €8
Live Music: Paschal and Seanie, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, John's Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: Wallop The Cat, Matt The Millers, John St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Tomas Jackman - Irish Songs & Ballads, Kyteler’s Inn, Kieran St, 9.30pm
DJ's at Morrisons (DJ Mattie - Sunday Night Rock) & Kytelers Inn (DJ Vinnie Nolan) & Lanigans & Biddy Early's (DJ Gary)

Monday 22nd September

Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Live Music: Irish Beats with Damien Walsh, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 6.30pm
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Live Music: Raglan Rogues - Trad & Ballad, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 8.30pm
Live Music: Irish Music, Marble City Bar, High St
Chillout Monday's in the Garden with Soul, Jazz and Funk, Billy Byrnes, John St
Live Music & Dancing: Cu Chulainn with Irish Dancers, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 9pm
Live Music: The Briars & late bar, The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Stephen Murphy, Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
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, 10.30pm

Tuesday 23rd September

Patchwork and Quilting Group meet (experience not necessary), Ferrybank Library, 11.30am, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Live Trad, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9pm
Live Music: Irish Beats with Damien Walsh, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 6.30pm
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Movie: Kilkenny Film Club show "Wadjda" (dir. Haifaa Al-Mansour), Set Theatre, John St, 8pm, €8, kilkennyfilmclub.com
Drink & Draw Event, Brewery Corner, Parliment St, 8pm
Live Music: Trad Music session (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, Kieran St, 8pm - 10pm
Bingo every Tuesday at Community Centre in Stoneyford, 8.30pm
Live Music: The Raglan Rogues, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 8.30pm
Live Music: Trad Session, O'Ceallaigh's Pub, Parliment St, 8.30pm
Live Music: Irish Music, Marble City Bar, High St
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 9pm
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: The Kilkennys, Matt the Millers, John St, 9.30pm
Langton's Nightclub & Bar, John St, 11.30pm

Wednesday 24th September

Run by Age Action run computer classes for over 55's, Ferrybank Libary, 10am, kclr96fm.com/events
Crafty Crew (bring your knitting, sewing & other craft work), Graignamanagh Library, 10.30am - 12pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Live Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9pm
Live Music: Irelands Tunes and Tales, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 6.30pm
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Concert: Beth Neilson Chapman, Set Theatre, John St, 8pm, €16, set.ie
Live Music: Raglan Rogues - Trad & Ballad, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 8.30pm
Bingo at Piltown Community Centre & Danesfort Community Centre, 8.30pm
Movie Night: Billy Byrnes, John St, 8.30pm, free
Live Music: Rusty Springs (folk/trad/bluegrass), The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad Night with Philip Donnelly, Dylan Whisky Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High St, 9pm
Live Music: Wallop The Cat, Matt The Millers, John St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Paschal and Seanie, Tynan's Bridge House Bar, John's Bridge, 9.30pm
Live Music: The Pumphouse, Parliment St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Guinness Open Mic Sesions, Ryans Bar, Friary St, 9.30pm
Live Music: Trad Session, Cleere's, Parliment St, 9.30pm

Thursday 25th September

Parent & Toddler Morning, Ferrybank Library, 10am - 12pm, kclr96fm.com/events
Live Music: Trad Session, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 6pm
Live Music: Trad and Ballad Session, Matt The Millers, John St, 6.30pm - 9pm
Hurling: Kilkenny's final training session open to public to view, Nowlan Park, 6.30pm
Live Music: Trad Music, Langtons, John St, 7pm
Live Music: Trad Music session (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, Kieran St, 7pm - late
Book Launch: Launch of Frank Marshall's book "A Memoir of Sorts", Set Theatre, John St, 7.30pm
Concert: Dean Friedman, Watergate Theatre, Parliment St, 8pm, €20/16, watergatetheatre.com
Learn Set Dancing, Home Rule Club, John's Quay, 8.30pm - 10.30pm
Live Music: O'Ceallaigh's Bar, Parliment St, 8.30pm
Live Music: Raglan Rogues - Trad & Ballad, Kytelers Inn, Kieran St, 8.30pm
Bingo at Gowran Parish Parochial Hall, 8.30pm
Live Music: Irish Music, Marble City Bar, High St
Live Music: Trad Session, Brewery Corner, Parliment St, 9pm
Live Music: Stephen Murphy, Dylan Whiskey Bar, John St, 9pm
Live Music: Seattle, The Field, High St, 9pm
Live Music & Dancing: Cu Chulainn with Irish Dancers, Lanigan's, Rose Inn St, 9pm
Live Music: Trad by Mick Leech, Paris Texas, High 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: Pete Fagan, Matt the Millers, John St, 9.30pm
Pegasus Nightclub & Langton's Nightclub, John St, 11pm

Exhibitions

  • "From Different Perspectives" - exhibition of work by 11 artists, Upstairs Gallery at Watergate Gallery, until 30th September, facebook.com/events
  • "Resonance" by Karen Donnellan and Róisín de Buitléar, National Craft Gallery, until 15th October, visitkilkenny.ie/culture

 

Film: Kilkenny Cineplex 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 19th to Thursday 25th September)

  • A Walk Among The Tombstones
  • A Most Wanted Man
  • Noble
  • Lucy
  • Let's Be Cops
  • The Boxtrolls
  • Guardians of the Galaxy [Saturday & Sunday only]
  • House of Magic [Saturday & Sunday only]

View This Weeks Kilkenny Film Listings From Official Site