President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins visit to Kilkenny
President Michael D. Higgins visited Kilkenny on Saturday 6thJune. During his visit President Higgins unveiled a plaque to celebrate the city’s victory in the National SuperValuTidyTowns Competition 2014.
The celebration took place at Kilkenny Castle Park. Musical entertainment was provided by St Patrick’s Brass and Reed Band. for photographs of the event click here
View of Kilkenny Castle with the Irish Flag flying to welcome President Higgins.
Heraldic Banners and flags of the Butler Family decorate the Castle. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful
The 2012 Castle Heritage open day took place on the 11 March 2012. There was a large attendance at the Castle which was open without charge to the public. There were a number of exhibitions including a display of historic Kilkenny City documents including the Liber Primus Kilkennieness 1231-1537, our city’s earliest book recording events of the Corporation of Kilkenny.
Traditional Horse drawn Coach in the Castle Park Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful