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Centered around a family fun day on the Canal Walk in Kilkenny city, visitors and locals are invited to come out and celebrate their county and community with live music, street entertainment, family games, kids shows and more!!

A special event on the day is the unveiling of Adam King’s Virtual Hug Installation taking place at 15:00. Commemorating the challenges endured during the Covid-19 pandemic, this new installation will offer a tranquil place to reflect and connect for the local community.

Around Kilkenny city and county, heritage sites and places of interest will be opening their doors (for free!) to give you the chance to explore ‘your place’.

Join the fun by wearing your black and amber and celebrating Kilkenny on Sunday 09 October.

Readers are advised to check with the venue before relying on the details published here.

Event details

Canal Walk, Kilkenny


9 October 2022


Start 13:00End 18:00



Free to visit
Family friendly
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Canal Walk, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
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