Kilkenny is a medieval city which has a rich heritage of fine historical buildings, a great choice of restaurants, wonderful shops, lively night-life, and is an all-year-round tourist destination. Within 90 minutes of Dublin airport, the city is serviced with an intercity bus service and rail link. The nearest ferry port is Rosslare. For further information please see the Kilkenny City & County website.
Scoil na gCláirseach–Festival of Early Irish Harp is spread over two venues in Kilkenny city:
Daytime workshops and tuition will be at Coláiste Pobail Osraí, 6-7 Ormonde Rd, Kilkenny. The coláiste is situated behind the Ormonde College buildings; the entrance is through the car park.
Evening talks and concerts will once again take place at the Medieval Mile Museum, in the heart of Kilkenny city centre. Address: 2 St Mary’s Lane, High St., Kilkenny R95 ANW5 Tel: +353 (0)56 7817022
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For train travel please visit www.irishrail.ie
For bus travel please visit www.buseireann.ie
If you are arriving at Dublin Airport we recommend using the direct airport bus run by JJ Kavanagh which offers a direct service from the airport to Kilkenny via central Dublin.
Scoil na gCláirseach–Festival of Early Irish Harp is made possible with funding from An Chomhairle Ealaíon (The Arts Council) and Kilkenny County Council. Our wonderful bank of HHSI Student harps has been funded by The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and managed by Music Network.