South Eastern Regional Awards take place at Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny City received the Gold Medal award

Accepting the Gold Medal Award, on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the SuperValu TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th in Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R] Martin Kelleher, SuperValu Managing Director; Alma Pegg, Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government. (photo KKB)

Kilkenny City hosted the South Eastern Regional awards of the Tidy towns on the  4th November 2013. The  event took place at the Parade Tower located in the Historic Kilkenny Castle complex. Kilkenny City  received the Tidy towns  County Award, Tidy towns Gold Medal, the Bord Failte Tourist Town nomination award  and the South east regional award at the event.

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Kilkenny  city receives the South east Regional award  2013. Accepting the South East Regional Award, sponsored by REPAK Ireland, on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th in Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R] Bill Collins, REPAK Ltd; David FitzGerald, Chairman of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government.(photo: KKB)

Accepting the Tourism Towns Award, sponsored by Fáilte Ireland, on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the SuperValu TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R]  Gary Breen, Fáilte Ireland; Nora Darcy, Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government.

Accepting the Tourism Towns Award, sponsored by Fáilte Ireland, on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the SuperValu TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R] Gary Breen, Fáilte Ireland; Nora Darcy, Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government. (photo: Pat Moore)

Accepting the County Award on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the SuperValu TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th in Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R] Martin Kelleher, SuperValu Managing Director; Peter Bluett, Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government

Accepting the County Award on behalf of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful at the SuperValu TidyTowns South East Regional Awards Ceremony on November 4th in Kilkenny Castle, were [L to R] Martin Kelleher, SuperValu Managing Director; Peter Bluett, Keep Kilkenny Beautiful; Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government (photo Pat Moore)

 

The Value of Tourism to Kilkenny

Tourism is so important to Kilkenny, please help tourists to see that our beautiful city surroundings are matched by our amazing citizens.
Why not sign up for a FREE 3 hour certificate course run by Failte Ireland to become a Kilkenny Welcome Ambassador. contact Maura Hickey on 7794057 or [email protected] for more details
BREAKING NEWS! €3 MILLION TO BE INVESTED INTO THE SMITHWICK’S EXPERIENCE IN KILKENNY
Great news for the Kilkenny tourist sector today. Smithwick’s has announced a €3 million investment in a new, state of the art visitor experience at the Smithwick’s St. Francis Abbey Brewery.
Over the next nine months, the Victorian brewing building will be transformed into a state of the art interactive visitor centre that will allow you:
– Immerse in Ireland’s oldest beer brand using a sensory, tactile visitor experience.
– Teach you about the craft of brewing, the future and ultimately, taste the pint!
– Learn about the medieval origins of brewing on the site to the arrival of the amazing John Smithwick. Discover the Kilkenny-Smithwicks connections through the years with interactive installations bringing the story right up to date.
WELL WE CAN’T WAIT!
Another reason to put Kilkenny on your go to list!

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