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.
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)
The Savour Kilkenny Festival of Food took place on the Mayors walk and the Parade over the October Bank Holiday Weekend. The Blue skies and the autumnal weather was enjoyed by a large number of visitors as they visited the many food stands and events taking place.