OUTING TO KILKENNY CITY ON TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2009.
The committee of the Head Office Branch would like you to join us on the train to Kilkenny and meet with some of your former work colleagues and friends,
The arrangements are informal and the following is suggested:
Meet: Heuston Station at 9. 15 a. m. for 9.30 am. Waterford train, arriving in Kilkenny at 11.20
Return trains to Dublin: 15.48 pm. and 19.19 pm.
Return Bus Eireann. No. 7 to Dublin from the Railway Station at 16.15, 17.05, 18.45and 21.40pm.
Boarding the bus at Patrick St. Kilkenny is 10 minutes earlier than the Railway Station times. (Check for change on the day)
Some may prefer to travel to or from Kilkenny by train and/or bus to suit your particular needs. Check out what suits your travelling friends and partners.
Bring Free Travel Pass and money for entrance fees and meals.
Things to do/Places to visit in Kilkenny City:
Kilkenny Castle -
Go back in time to a 12th century castle, set in 1830’s splendor with extensive parklands and including art gallery and. bookshop. Guided tours only.
Admission Charges: Seniors €4, Adults 7.50
Rothe House, Parliament Street, Kilkenny -
A unique 16th. Century Merchant’s townhouse comprising three houses, three courtyards and a large garden. Home to a fine collection of local history artifacts.
Admission charge: Seniors €4. Adults €5.
Black Abbey, Abbey Street, Kilkenny -
Don’t miss The Black Abbey, a Dominican Church founded in 1225 by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke, now restored to its original splendor with spectacular stained glass windows.
St. Canice’s Cathedral, The Close, Irishtown, Kilkenny.
Admission and entrance rates:
Concession: Cathedral €3 Round Tower €2.50 Cathedral & Tower €5.50
Adults: Cathedral €4.Round Tower €3. Cathedral and Tower €6.
Butler Gallery, The Castle, Kilkenny – Open 10.30 till 5pm.
The Arts Office of Kilkenny – Kilkenny Co. Council 72 Johns St.
The Arts Office organizes exhibitions at 72 John St.
MacDonagh Junction is a modern new city quarter featuring international retailers with shops, cafes, restaurants and leisure amenities. Located beside the main railway station.
Places to eat:
There are lots of restaurants, cafes, pubs and hotels to meet all needs.
The information above applies to visits to Kilkenny whenever it pleases you subject to checking critical detail.
Contact your friends and see if you can add to the party on the day – use the phone, email or you could leave a more general indication of you intention to travel by making a comment (press the ‘comment’ button below) and see who responds. It all adds to the craic on the day!
Enjoy your day!