Looking across a green and sand bunker on a warm summer evening in Kilkenny

Although Kilkenny may not be the first destination that springs to mind when you think of a golfing break, we have some fantastic golf courses on this side of Ireland. With the weather beginning to warm up and the evenings getting longer, you may be in the mood for a round of golf in one of Kilkenny’s champion golf courses. Here are our top picks; Kilkenny Golf Club (6kms drive) A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at

A colourful selection of Easter Eggs in a wicker basket at Aspect Hotel Kilkenny

Although it feels like Christmas was only last week, it’s almost Easter again! The time of year when you get some time off work and school and no-one can judge you for eating chocolate for breakfast. Make the most of your time off with a visit to Kilkenny, see what Ireland's Ancient East has to offer. For Families Why not take the whole family on a road trip to the Aspect Hotel in Kilkenny for a fun-filled weekend away. Our very accessible hotel is conveniently located clo...

Close up picture of a notepad on a boardroom table, Aspect Hotel Kilkenny

When travelling for business it can feel like a never-ending search for the perfect hotel. You need to consider factors that wouldn’t be as important when travelling for leisure. Do they have free wi-fi? Is the hotel easily accessible? Can they cater for my meeting? Here at the Aspect Hotel Kilkenny, we tick all of the boxes. Top Class Meeting And Conference Rooms Our meeting and conference rooms are flexible and c...

A view of the River Nore, Kilkenny during winter

Following on from the hustle and bustle of the busy Christmas season, January can feel like a bit of a let-down. After some over-indulgence throughout December, we find ourselves tired and feeling a little bit blue. So with that in mind, we have put together a few suggestions on how to start your new year with a spring in your step!Get ActiveExercise is a proven mood booster, with studies showing that your happy hormones – serotonin – increases when you are exercising. Get out...

People walking on the bridge in Kilkenny City near the Aspect Hotel Kilkenny.

You only need to take a walk down one of Kilkenny’s historic main streets to see what a special town this is. There is so much to see and do here that you will be absolutely spoiled for choice. If you have chosen to visit Kilkenny for a weekend break or an extended stay, why not check out some of Kilkenny’s cultural and medieval sites that are free to visit: Black Abbey One of Kilkenny’s most beautiful buildings,