St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

The Cathedral Church of St Canice,
The Close, Coach Rd,
Kilkenny City, Ireland.

Phone : +353 (0)56 7764971

Mobile number: +353 (0)85 2527787

Email :

Christmas Tree Festival

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A HUGE thanks to all who brought trees to make our festival such a wonderful occasion.
The votes were counted and the favourite tree was' the Tea-riffic Christmas Tea Tree' created by the Presentation Primary School KK.

tree_badminton_3.jpgComing in a close second favourite was the tree by St Mary's Badminton Club entry the 'Tip of the Ice-berg'
In the top 5 were also 'Key to Christmas' by the school of the Holy Spirit, 'Tree Course Dinner' by Conaghy N.S and the 'Marshmallow, meringue Tree by Alice Reidl'

Raffle winners:
1st Imelda Walsh KK.
2nd Olivia O'Meara kk
3rd Philomena Wallace Wexford
4th Grace Corrigan Carlow
5th -12th all notified.
Thanks for your support.

Fridays 8p.m. Bell Ringing Practice. Please ring the Cathedral during opening hours to give your name if you would like to try out the art of campanology.

Christmas Season at St Caniceís Cathedral

Monday 17th December:

Vladimirís Viennese Christmas Concert 8pm. Tickets via

Wednesday 19th December:

Alchemy Ensemble Christmas by Candlelight. Concert 8pm. Tickets via

Thursday 20th December:

Kilkenny College Carol Service 11am-1pm. Closed for visiting open from 1.30 to 3.30pm.

Sunday 23rd December

4th Sunday of Advent
8.00am Eucharist
11.30am Sung Eucharist with Advent Hymns

Christmas Eve:

Monday 24th December
Closed for visiting during day. 11.30pm Midnight Eucharist

Christmas Day

25th December:
8am Eucharist. 11.30am Service. Closed for visiting.

St Stephenís Day

26th December: 10.30am Eucharist. Closed for visiting.

Thursday 27th December

Closed for visiting.

Friday 28th December:

Open for visiting 10am to 3.30pm.

Saturday 29th December

Open for visiting 10am to 3.30pm.

Sunday 30th December

8am Eucharist 11.30am Combined benefice Eucharist.
Open for visiting 2pm to 3.30pm

Monday 31st New Yearís Eve

Closed for visiting. 11.15pm Watchnight Service and Ringing in the New Year.

Tuesday 01st January

Closed for visiting.

Wednesday 02nd January

Open for visiting 10am to 3.30pm.