There is a lot going on in Kilkenny in the coming months. Aside from its usual historical and cultural disposition, it is home to some amazing festivals and happenings. Many travellers who come to town during this time thoroughly enjoy partaking in the Kilkenny festivities and mingling with the locals. We invite all of our guests to learn the city’s culture, dine on some fantastic food, and drink some locally brewed beer.

‘A World of Artistic Magic in Ireland’s Medieval City’ - once again Kilkenny is hosting the annual and very popular Kilkenny Arts week 11th - 20th August. This is a hugely popular festival not only with locals but creating a great buzz in the City with tourists flocking from Ireland and abroad. There is so much going on throughout the city from art exhibitions, theatre, dance and installations there is something for everyone and more!  Not only can you visit many great ar...

There are many reasons to love the city of Kilkenny. With its historical sites such as Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral, its superb selection of shopping, wonderful restaurants and lively bars, Kilkenny attracts many travellers from near and far. And they don’t have to search far to find a Kilkenny hotel they love just as much. The Aspect Hotel is a favourite for visitors for many reasons. Guests love the facilities, the location and its great offers, but most importantly, they adore t...

Kilkenny might be the medieval town of Ireland but it is also full of fun activities for all the family! Kilkenny offers an unrivalled range of fun activities for all the family. From the historic art of shooting longbows like Robin Hood to the modern target practice of airsoft and laser tag Kilkenny hosts everything in-between and then come back and enjoy the culinary delights of Rueban’s Restaurant and fall into a relaxing sleep in our King Koil beds. Here’s a few of our top 3 recommendatio...

If you love traditional Irish music and culture, you will want to clear your calendar March 16th to March 19th, as the most talented artists in the country are making their way to Kilkenny for 5 days of unforgettable magic and great fun! Kilkenny TradFest is described as “a feast of traditional music, song, dance and craic” and will be celebrating its 5th anniversary right in the heart of ...