Since its foundation in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has gathered many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists in Ireland’s medieval city each August. For ten days, the city’s historic churches, castle, courtyards, townhouses and gardens offer a magical setting for unique collaborations and intimate encounters between audiences and artists.
This truly unique festival is a day of fun, music and dance with some of the best Country musicians in Ireland. There’s something for everyone with activities for the kids, state of the art facilities ,dancing, onsite bars and restaurants and entertained by some of the best country musicians in Ireland.
The Graiguenamanagh ‘Town of Books’ Festival, now in its 13th year, was ‘born’ in 2003. From its origins as a small weekend event promoted on an experimental basis for one year, it has now grown into a fully fledged festival that features art, music, food and crafts, and a whole host of fringe activities. Books on offer trade from €1 to thousands of euros. It is this mix that makes the ‘Town of Books’ a festival for everyone.
The Iverk show was founded in 1826 and is now Ireland’s oldest and largest one-day Agriculture show, attracting over 20,000 visitors. The show incorporates over 400 trade exhibits, outdoor machinery and commercial stands which create a wonderful atmosphere for both adults and children.