Events Coming Up

For your diary!  Please note the following events which are taking place.  All are welcome where noted :

Environmental action  Saturday  14th August:  Kilkenny Aqua Canoe Club (river Nore  clean up along river from Greens bridge to Johns bridge in preparation for City Triathlon. )  Tel: 086 380 9900 to get details of the event.

Tuesday 17th July: Clean up  Event organised in conjunction with State street Bank.      Meet at  4pm  at Statestreet  Bank main entrance, Kilkenny Business & Technology Park, Loughboy, Kilkenny,   All are welcome.  Email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 to get further  details of our clean  up.

Tuesday 17th July  – Balsam pull
Balsam Pull  and River Clean on the River Nore,  meet at Ossory  pedestrian bridge at 7.00 pm. email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 or KKB Enviromental Officer Pat Boyd 0879717206 for further  details, all are welcome.

Next KKB Meeting:   takes place on  Thursday 19th July      7.30 pm  City Hall, High street, Email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 to get details, all are welcome.

Next regular clean up Saturday 21st July     meet 10am  in car park in front of Woodies at   ring road end, Tea ~Coffee after!  All are welcome.  Email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our clean  up.

 Environmental action  Thursday 9th August  7pm, meet at John’s Green car park  (could be painting, cleaning, weeding). in conjunction with Lion’s Club .   All are welcome.  Email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of the event.

To confirm participation in our environmental projects or to make inquiries about the same contact KKB Enviromental Officer Pat Boyd 0879717206, email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 for further  details  or just turn up on the day.


Sunday the 27th May – Biodiversity Week – Dawn Chorus
Kilkenny castle – successful event undertaken, met at 4.30am, lead by  Mr Pat Durkin of Birdwatch Ireland.

  • Meeting point was the Arch (Wooden Gate) at 4:30am with Pat Durkin from BirdWatch Ireland, leading the way!
  • this was a FREE event to see and hear the vast variety of birds and view the most interesting flowers and pollinators especially at the wildflower meadows in the peace and quietness of the early morning

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Saturday the 19th May – National award winner 2017 celebration at Birdhill. 

KKB attended the celebrations in Birdhill. Congratulation on a great day to the Birdhill Committee.

Fantastic painting and clean ups, in conjunction with Lions Club   are currently taking place through out Kilkenny,  many thanks to all who took part!

KKB AGM 2018:   took place on  Thursday 15th March     7.30 pm  City Hall, High street.

South East Regional Awards:   Took place Monday  20th November  7 pm  Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh.  Kilkenny City received a prestigious Gold Medal and also a national County award.

National Tidy Towns awards 2017 Dublin.  This took place on Monday the 21st September 2017 in Dublin.

Annual KKB Kilkenny City Awards 2017:   Took place  on the 7th  November 2017. Attendance  was by invitation.  Details of the event and  award results are  posted.







Ongoing City enhancement on daily basis:  City enhancement works take place regularly, it could be painting, cleaning,  trimming, planting…. and more!  Why not work to  improve our City, !   Email us at [email protected]  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our next activity /event.

Note: The above listed events based on information available at the time of organising the event. If you intend to travel to an event please check if there have been any changes to venue are time prior to travelling.