Congratulations to the Kilkenny based Heritage Council’s Irish Walled Towns Network, winner of Europe’s biggest heritage award, the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2013. Also Congrats to Kilkenny Archaeology through their work on Kilkenny’s city walls.
Above: Kilkenny City Skyline with St Mary’s church, City Hall and St Mary’s Cathedral
Under: View of St Canices Cathedral and the round tower in Kilkenny City
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.