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 2019

The 2019 Tree Festival will be held over the Weekend of 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th December.
More details will follow.

Download an entry form to give you all the information needed to enter a tree.

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.

Thursday 31st October

Phantom of the Opera 1925 Silent Movie with Live Score.
This Halloween on Thursday 31st October at 19:30, immerse yourself in the atmospheric surroundings of St Canice’s Cathedral for a very special screening of the 1925 silent movie Phantom of the Opera with a live score performed by Bartosz Thiede on the organ. The horror classic brought to life on large screen.
Tickets are available from Eventbrite and the Cathedral Shop.

Tickets: Full Price €15
Students and Over 65s €10
Under 18s €5

Autumn Talks:
For various reasons we have, for this year only, moved the much loved 'October Talks' to November. These will take place on Fridays at 1pm. Each talk lasts approximately 25 minutes and is followed by a light lunch. Entrance is €5 including lunch. These talks form an important part of our educational and outreach program.

Friday 8 November: Professor Frank Lawrence - Medieval Sacred Music in St Canice's Cathedral
Friday 15 November: Coilin O'Drisceoil, 'Boneworking and Beasties': Excavations in the Deanery Orchard
Friday 22 November: Mr Peter Seaver; 'Dean George Seaver - Priest, Author, Genealogist'
Friday 29 November: To be confirmed

Thursday 5th - Tuesday 10th December Christmas Tree Festival
download entry_form__christmas_tree_festival.pdf

Thursday 12th December 7.30 Annual Lions Club Schools Christmas Concert

Sunday 22nd December 5pm Annual Festival of Carols