The official opening and first public crossing of the new Lady Desart Pedestrian and Cycle bridge took place on the 30th January 2014. With the wonderful backdrop of Kilkenny Castle, Mayor Martin Brett and Alan Kelly TD welcomed a large crowd to this unique event. The first new City Centre river crossing in the Kilkenny for many centuries. This new link will further integrate the Johns Quay and Johns Green area to the centre of Kilkenny. It will give a convenient short walking route from the Library car park and will also be a new vantage point from which to see the river Nore, John’s Bridge and Kilkenny Castle. A number of our Primary schools were also represented at the event, to see history being made.
New year greetings for 2011 from the Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Committee!
We celebrate the success of Kilkenny City, Gold medal winner and also National winner for large urban centre in the National Tidy Towns Competition 2010.
The KKB have many projects and enhancements planned for Kilkenny in 2011.
Come and explore our City of Kilkenny in 2011. We look forward to your visit!
Chairman Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Committee