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)

 

Savour Kilkenny Festival of Food

Kilkenny Castle park – Savour Kilkenny Autumn festival of food: Copyright Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

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.

Kilkenny Castle – Savour Kilkenny autumn festival of food: Copyright KKB