Kilkenny City is bursting with unbridled energy and boasts a fascinating history and heritage – not to mention great pubs and places to eat.
Everything you need from banking hours to tourist information centres
Banks are open from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday with late opening until 5pm on Thursdays. Kilkenny City is well served with countless ATM machines, most of which will accept Cirrus.
Dial 999 or 112 for fire, Garda (police) and ambulances.
Kilkenny City is a small city and is easily navigated on foot. Bus Éireann provides services all over the South. For information on times, tickets and prices tel: ++ 353 1 836 6111 or log onto Bus Éireann. For information on rail services contact Iarnród Éireann at Irish Rail.
A disc parking system is operational in Kilkenny City center. Disks for on-street parking are available at numerous locations throughout the city, as well as at City Borough Council offices, at a cost of €1.20 (one disc) per hour. Failure to display a disc results in clamping and heavy fines.
Shopping hours are generally 9am-6pm Monday to Saturday with late opening until 8pm on Thursday. Most shops are also now open on Sunday from 12pm-6pm.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere indoors in Kilkenny City, except in hotel rooms and private accommodation.
Kilkenny Tourist Office, Shee Alms House, Rose Inn, St Mary’s Lane, Kilkenny City; tel: +353 56 775 1500.
Need to know
Quality coach hire for the island of Ireland
Bus Eireann Website
Irish Ferries Website
Irish Rail Website
Kilkenny Borough Council website
Kilkenny Tourism Website
The Official Website for the South East Region
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