Kilkenny Events

Kilkenny is very proud of its calendar of annual events and festivals.

The Marble City has become renowned country wide for its diverse range of festivals most of which take place on an annual basis. Kilkenny’s intimate size and atmospheric setting make it an ideal location for the many festivals and events it has become so famous for. With music spilling onto the streets and venues within walking distance of each other, the whole city celebrates. For festivals and events, Kilkenny has it all.

As well as world-renowned festivals such as Kilkenny Arts Festival and The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, there are many smaller events happening throughout the year in both city and county. From horse-racing to conker festivals, it’s a great way to experience some local colour and very unusual traditions.

Spring Wedding Showcase Sunday March 1 pm to 4 pm

March 05, 2017

Join us for our Wedding Showcase on Sunday 5th March 1pm to 4pm 

Come, Look & Fall in Love with the New Look Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Recently Engaged? Dreaming of the Perfect Wedding Venue? Then look no further than the Kilkenny River Court Hotel 

View the Marshall Suite Ballroom set perfectly for your Wedding Day, Food Sampling and lots more to enjoy on the day! 

Dreaming of an outdoor Civil Ceremony on the banks of the River Nore overlooking Kilkenny Castle? Then we are delighted to announce that our outdoor terrace has been completely refurbished and available for viewing on the 5th of March

Full showaround of all the wedding facilities will be available on the day 

Meet with our Wedding Team;

  • Darragh Harnedy - Wedding Co-Ordinator 
  • Una Butler - Wedding -  Co-Ordinator
  • Emma Jayne Eaton - General Manager
  • Gillian Halley - Sales & Marketing Manager 

Allow us to create the perfect Wedding Day package for you both. We have flexible wedding packages to suit your requirements and we promise you a truly memorable Wedding Day 

Look forward to meeting you on Sunday 5th of March 1pm to 4 pm! 

Trad Fest 16th - 19th March Kilkenny River Court Hotel

March 17, 2017

Trad Fest 16th - 19th March Kilkenny River Court Hotel Live Traditional Irish Music all Weekend, Themed Irish Menu & lots of Craic & Ceol! 

Trad Fest & St Patricks Weekend 2017 Live at the River Court Hotel from 16th - 19th March

St Patricks Weekend is all about Trad Fest at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel and we have a great line up all weekend from Traditional Irish Music to a great themed Irish Menu, the Kilkenny River Court Hotel is the only place to be from the 16th to the 19th March

We have the following Live Enterainment all weekend. View our Themed Riverview Bar Irish Menu that we will be serving all weekend in our Riverview Bar and the Terrace al fresco

Traditional Irish Music as follows

Thursday 16th of March

Stephen Murphy 22.00-24.00

St Patricks Day 17th of March

The DIPLODOCUS Band 14.00 - 17.00

Stuart Burns 17.00 - 19.00

Ross Kearly 19.00 - 21.00

Damian Nolan 21.00 - 23.00

Saturday 18th of March

Stephen Murphy 22.00 - 24.00

Themed Irish Menu

We look forward to celebrating with you over St Patricks Weekend!

Enquiries please email reception@rivercourthotel.com or call T 056 77283388

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Mothers Day

March 26, 2017

Mothers Day Sunday 26th March - The Perfect Day to treat Mum ! 

Mothers Day is one of our favorite days of the year and we all get to spoil our Mums!

Did you know that the celebration of Mothers Day is only about 100 years old and that most of the world now celebrates Mothers Day and we think this should be every day!

Here at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel we have a great day planned for Sunday 26th March for Mothers Day

We are serving lunch in our newly refurbished Riverside Restaurant overlooking Kilkenny Castle and we are now taking bookings

4 Course Lunch is €26 per adult and €10.50 per chilld

  • Capture a family photo on the Terrace with Kilkenny Castle as your back drop
  • Live Entertainment
  • Complimentary Carparking for all diners

To book your table email reception@rivercourthotel.com or call 056 77283388

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