Kilkenny city has again been honoured with the receipt of a coveted 2015 tourism town’s award.
This is Kilkenny’s fourth consecutive success in the Tourism Towns competition receiving a highly commended award. Kilkenny was crowned the National Tourism Town winner in 2013 and was also highly commended in 2012 and 2014.
We congratulate Tralee the overall large town winner 2015 and our joint large town highly commended winners of Cobh, Co. Cork and Killarney, Co Kerry.
There has been very strong cooperation through out Kilkenny city between public and private sector, voluntary groups and businesses working together to reach the level of success achieved in this competition.
Presentation of Tourism Towns award 2015 – Kilkenny City
Members of Kilkenny City Delegation with the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring at the Tourism Towns awards 2015. Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Committee was represented by Chairman Peter Bluett.
Kilkenny city is a unique place to visit and enjoy! The Keep Kilkenny beautiful committee are proud partners and congratulate all who have worked together to achieve once again this prestigious award within our city.
Kilkenny City has performed very strongly in the 2013 National Tidy Towns competition. Presentations took place in Dublin on the 9th September 2013. Receiving a total of 313 marks, Kilkenny was placed just 3 marks behind the overall National Tidy Town winner Moynalty, Co Meath. Chairman David Fitzgerald complemented the hard work and commitment of the Citizens of Kilkenny, City Authorities and the many Voluntary Organisations in achieving such a result for Kilkenny City.
Kilkenny city received the following awards:
South East Regional Award
Tourism Towns Award
KKB Committee celebrate following the National awards presentations 2013
Kilkenny improved a total of 4 marks in the following categories.