St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

The Cathedral Church of St Canice,
The Close, Coach Rd,
Kilkenny City, Ireland.

Phone : +353 (0)56 7764971

Mobile number: +353 (0)85 2527787

Email :

Christmas Tree Festival

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The tree festival will take place from Friday 7th to Wednesday 12th December 2018.
Time to start thinking about your tree for this truly inspirational community event in the surrounds of the Cathedral.
Entry form
download christmas_tree_entry_form_2018.pdf

Open to any individual or group to enter a tree. Trees may be of any size and made from any material.
If you'd like any info please ring the Cathedral.

Fridays 8p.m. Bell Ringing Practice. Please ring the Cathedral during opening hours to give your name if you would like to try out the art of campanology.

Lunchtime October Talks
Friday 5th October 2018 - Anna O’ Sullivan, Curator of the Butler Arts Gallery discussing: A Gallery on the move: The collection moving from Kilkenny Castle to its new residence at the former Evan’s Home. 1pm Light Refreshments served. €5.00

Friday 12th October 2018 99_lives.jpg Donal Cadogan discussing his research and findings from his book 99 Lives Kilkenny Connections. This enchanting book captures stories of more than 100 Kilkenny people and should be on every coffee table for people to pick up. 1pm Light Refreshments served. €5.00

Friday 19th October 2018 – John Kirwan (editor) discussing the wonderful complied book on the Chief Butlers of Ireland and the House of Ormond. The book is an excellent illustrated genealogical guide to the great Butler family. 1pm Light Refreshments served. €5.00

Friday 26th October 2018- Dearbhala Ledwidge Heritage Officer from Kilkenny County Council discussing the research and compilation of the Kilkenny Field Name Recording Project. . 1pm Light Refreshments served. €5.00

Sunday 14th October 3pm Patronal evensong St Canice

Sunday 14th October
8pm Concert with Fr Ray Kelly for World Homeless Day. Tickets €20 available at Good Shepherd Centre and Porters High st

Sunday 11th November 11.30am Remembrance Sunday

Thursday 8th November
Provisional Service Details to follow.

Sunday 25 November 4pm
St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
Patrick Rafter violin and Michael McHale piano
Performing: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata 2 in a minor for violin and keyboard,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791),Sonata for violin and piano in E minor,
César Franck (1822-1890), Sonata in A minor for violin and piano, M Ravel (1875-1937),

Wednesday 5th December Lions Club Concert 7.30pm

Friday 7th to Wednesday 12th December Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival

Sunday 16th December
Carol Service 5pm