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

2017 tree_logo_2.jpgThe dates for this years festival are Friday 8th to Wed 13th December.
To enter a tree is free and form with all the details is below.
download christmastreekk_17.pdf

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.

Forward Planner for 2017

Saturday 2nd December Messiah at 7.30pm in St Canice’s. Performed by Notable Works with the Arís Choir . Tickets available from

Wednesday 6th December Lions club concert at 7.30pm. St Canice’s Cathedral. Tickets €10.00 on door

Friday 8th – Wednesday 13th December Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival in St Canice’s Cathedral 10am to 8pm Sunday 2pm -8pm. Admission €3.00 adults, €1.00 children

Sunday 10th December St John's Church John’s St Kilkenny Carols with Christingles 10am

Sunday 10th December
Christingle Service, St Canice’s Cathedral 11.30am

Sunday 10th December Carol Service St Aidan’s Church, Kilmanagh 7pm

Thursday 14th December at 7pm The New Irish Tenors St Canice’s Cathedral . Tickers available from Cathedral during opening times and Rollercoaster Kieran St.

Friday 15th December Carol Service St Lachtain’s Church, Freshford 7pm

Saturday 16th December. Paul Brady St Canice’s Cathedral 8pm.Door open at 7.30pm Tickets available from

Sunday 17th December Nine Lessons and Carols St Canice’s Cathedral Carol Service 5pm

Christmas Eve Sunday 24th December 8am and 11.30am St Canice’s Cathedral.

Christmas Eve First Communion of Christmas St Canice’s Cathedral at 7.30pm (note change of time)

Christmas Day Monday 25th December 8am and 11.30am St Canice’s Cathedral.

Wednesday 27th December St John the Evangelist 10.30am Service in St Canice’s Cathedral

New Year Eve 31st December 11.15pm Watchnight Service in St Canice’s Cathedral