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 : info@stcanicescathedral.com

Christmas Tree Festival

2017 tree_logo_2.jpg Many thanks to everyone who supported our tree festival in many different ways. It was truly a wonderful community event with an amazing variety of trees and craft displayed.


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.

Forward Planner for 2018

Saturday 21st April St Canice's Cathedral Choir and Ad Hoc Chorale concert at 7.30pm. Music from six centuries to include Allegri miserere mei, and other sacred music by Victoria, Elgar, Fauré, Casals and Morten Lauridsen. Tickets on the door. Tickets €15/10.


Sunday 22nd April DIOCESAN CONFIRMATION CATHEDRAL SERVICE IN PROGRESS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. CATHEDRAL AND ROUND TOWER CLOSED FOR VISITING THAT AFTERNOON.

Saturday 28th Apri
l 8pm Kilkenny Choir Concert.

Thursday 3rd May Wedding Cathedral CLOSED FOR VISITING FROM 12NOON TO 2.30pm.

Saturday 12th May Westmont College Orchestra Lunctime Concert at 1pm. Cathedral entrance fee applies.
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Sunday 13th May GFS Service..Cathedral CLOSED FOR VISITING THAT AFTERNOON -ROUND TOWER WILL BE OPEN.

Saturday 2nd June Calvin College Women Choir Impromptu Singing at 1pm. General Admission fee applies.

Sunday 3rd June 11.30am Service. North Kentucky University Orchestra to play at the opening and closing of service.

Monday 4th June
Alpharetta High School Choir 3.30pm cathedral admission fee applies.

Monday 11th June University of Arkansas Children's Choir 3.30pm Cathedral admission fee applies.

Thursday 5th July Lunchtime Concert Wichita Falls First United Methodist Church Choir. Cathedral admission fee applies.

Friday 6th July – Green Bay Boys Choir 3pm- 4pm Cathedral admission fee applies.

Saturday 14th July
Unlimited Voices for concert in the afternoon.

Saturday 21st July Alexandria Singers 7.30pm TBC

Sunday 29th July 11.30 Service with a special visit from Hong Kong Choir.

Friday 3rd August
4.30pm Vox Choir....“ Formed less than four years ago, under the leadership of David Crown, vOx has already established itself as one of Oxford’s leading chamber choirs, performing both in Oxford and across the south of England. Whilst specialising in Renaissance music vOx has a wide repertoire right up to the 20th century and including that of living composers. vOx first CD, music by Viadana, has been very well received and plans are underway for a further CD next year.
"We are thrilled to be coming on tour to Southern Ireland and particularly to singing in the ancient Cathedral of St Canice in Kilkenny.”


Friday 10th to 19th August Kilkenny Arts Festival

Friday 28th September
Provisional Concert Details to follow.

Sunday 11th November 11.30am Remembrance Sunday

Thursday 8th November
Provisional Service Details to follow.

Wednesday 5th December
Lions Club Concert 7.30pm

Friday 7th to Wednesday 12th December Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival

Sunday 16th December
Carol Service 5pm