Park Run Ireland - Weekly 5k at Kilkenny Castle Park

Start Date 11 Oct 2014
End Date 27 Dec 2014
Times Every Saturday Morning at 9.30am

ParkRun Ireland - Kilkenny logo

‎OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to welcome ParkRun Ireland Kilkenny a FREE timed weekly 5k run at Kilkenny Castle Park every Saturday morning at 9:30am starting on Saturday 11th October.

Please visit for full details including registration, barcode and course description.

  • What is Kilkenny ParkRun?  It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock
  • When is it?   Every Saturday at 9:30am - start
  • Where is it?  Kilkenny Castle Park
  • Coming along for the first time? Please make sure you have registered, received your barcode and also read the course description
  • What does it cost to join in?   Nothing - it's FREE! but please register before your first run. You only have to register once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode. If you forget it you won't get your time!
  • How fast do I have to be?  Everyone runs for their own enjoyment.  Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

Kilkenny ParkRun needs you! It is entirely organised by volunteers. E-mail to help.

We're friendly!  Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in a local café. Please come and join us!


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Savour Kilkenny 2014

Start Date 24 Oct 2014
End Date 27 Oct 2014
Times See below

Savour Kilkenny 2014

It is that time of year again and Kilkenny is preparing to host its annual Festival of Food, 'Savour Kilkenny 2014', from October 24th to 27th. A full programme of fascinating gourmet events will take place in several locations around the City & County, with the Parade Plaza being the hub of it all. 

OPW Kilkenny Castle is delighted to host the following events:

Saturday 25th October - Spud & Hurl Race (fund raising event for COIS NORE  - Cancer Support Centre in Kilkenny): 

Join Kilkenny inter-county hurlers and test your speed, endurance and balance around a 1k circuit of the Castle Park, whilst balancing a spud on your hurl

  • Admission:  €5
  • Tme:  2pm
  • Venue:  Kilkenny Castle Park

Sunday 26th October - 'Go Bonkers with Conkers':

This year the Irish Conker Championships have joined forces with Savour Kilkenny for a great day of fun. 

  • Open to all - with competitions judged at U-11, U-14, U-17 plus an Adult and Team competitions
  • All are very welcome - registration on the day
  • Adults:  €8  /  Children: €4

Further information from

Savour Kilkenny - Festival of Food 2014 (PDF)

Lunchtime Concert in the Picture Gallery

Start Date 31 Oct 2014
End Date 31 Oct 2014
Times 1.15pm

OPW Kilkenny Castle is very pleased to present a Lunchtime Concert in the Picture Gallery, Cinema Paradiso, with Karin Leitner (Flute) and Eoin O'Callaghan (Piano)

Friday 31st October at 1.15pm

Admission Free

Booking is essential as numbers are strictly limited.

E-mail: Tel.: Maelle or Lesley at 056 770 4105

Cinema Paradiso

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