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Conferences in Kilkenny




Below you will find information on hotels in Kilkenny offering conference facilities. Click on their official websites for contact details.

Featured below:

  • Butler House
  • Chapter Rooms
  • Hibernian Hotel
  • Hotel Kilkenny
  • The Hub at Cillin Hill
  • Kilford Arms Hotel
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Langtons
  • Mount Juliet
  • Newpark Hotel
  • Ormonde Hotel
  • Pembroke Hotel
  • Rivercourt Hotel
  • Springhill Court Hotel


Butler House

Butler House has established itself as a premier location for conferences, corporate events and training courses. Our three magnificent reception rooms and one boardroom suite, all have large bow windows, high ceilings and inspiring views of both our walled garden and Kilkenny Castle.

We can cater for a wide range of needs; from small gatherings, to medium-sized conferences of up to 120 people, in a variety of configurations. Our professional staff are on hand to take the hard work out of organising your conference. Their experience and attention to detail ensure that your event is successful.

Complimentary Services included for all Conferences:

  • Car Park
  • WIFI Access
  • Presentation Screens
  • Flip Charts
  • TV/Video/DVD
  • Secretarial Service
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Butler House, Patrick St is based in the heart of Kilkenny City.

Conference in Kilkenny at Butler House and Gardens

Conference in Kilkenny at Butler House and Gardens


The Chapter Rooms

The Chapter House at St. Marys Cathedral has been fully restored to its former glory. The Chapter House was built in the late 19th century by then Bishop of Ossory A. Brownrigg. The Chapter Room is situated on the first floor of the Chapter House and as is evident from the photographs the room has been tastefully renovated to create a magnificant venue for meetings, conferences, retreats and various other functions.

Located in the heart of the medieval city of Kilkenny, The Chapter Room on James Street is the ideal venue for your event

As well as having the character and olde world feel the Chapter Room is fully equipped with overhead projectors and screen, sound system and all the requirements of the modern age. A fully fitted kitchenette is available for use, it is located through the secret door of the Chapter Room. We at St. Marys Cathedral look forward to hosting many great events and building long lasting relationships with all who use this wonderful facility.

Conference Room in Kilkenny at Chapter House


Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel

The Berkeley Room in Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel is not your average Kilkenny corporate venue. Experience the impact of a wonderful ‘board room’ feel in this room with its mahogany board table, comfortable chairs and attractive furnishings which all provide the sort of atmosphere that leads to real entrepreneurial creative thinking. This stylish and unique meeting room is ideally suited for small private meetings (15 boardroom style & 30 theatre style) or interviews.

Use of an LCD Projector, Screen & Flip Chart for the duration of your meeting is included in the room hire rate. If you're feeling a little peckish, you can pre-book refreshments, snacks and meals including a working lunch in the meeting room if you wish or enjoy lunch in our award winning Hibernian Bar or City Bar & Grill.

The Berkeley Room is located in a truly iconic building overlooking the wonderful Parade in Kilkenny. A unique setting.

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Conference in Kilkenny at the Hibernian Hotel


Hotel Kilkenny

Located just over an hour from Dublin, two hours from Cork and 30 minutes from Waterford, Hotel Kilkenny is the ideal meeting venue for the South East of Ireland. Initiative and determination combined with the philosophy of 'never compromising on quality' create the formula for success at Hotel Kilkenny.

State of the art facilities with fully refurbished; highly flexible event, exhibition and meeting room space provide incredible options to our corporate customers and underpin our ability to make your event a major success at Hotel Kilkenny. Hotel Kilkenny provides one of the finest conferencing hotels in Ireland delivering 11 well equipped, state of the art conferences rooms combined with an exceptional high level of service and attention to detail.

Hotel Kilkenny has played hosts to some major national events over the last few years. We welcomed the GAA National Congress, INTO Congress, Irish Dental Association National Congress the INMO National Congress to name but a few. Hotel Kilkenny is now firmly placed as one of the finest conference and event hotels in Ireland.

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Conference in Kilkenny at Hotel Kilkenny

Conference in Kilkenny at Hotel Kilkenny


The Hub - Cillin Hill //

Cillin Hill

Looking for a venue to hold your meeting, training course, presentation or conference.... At Cillín Hill our facilities are built to meet all your meeting, training, presentation and conference room needs, catering from small to large groups.   

Our facilities include:

  • Free Parking for up to 500 cars
  • Very competitive prices – hourly, daily and weekly rate available.
  • Flexible room setup including theatre style, classroom, board room and u-shape.
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Flip Charts and projection screens
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Internet access.

The Hub at Cillin Hill

Research shows that conference delegates and event attendees are looking for something a little different.* Many events are now taking place in the regions. Companies find that breaks away for employees can have very beneficial results.

Additionally, the south east region is developing a strong identity and emerging as a key player in employment and industry. All of this points to the increasing importance of Kilkenny as a central location in this development and of The Hub as a unique resource, catering to these emerging requirements.

For events such as conferences, launches, team-building days, broadcasts and sporting events, The Hub is the only indoor venue in the south east offering a multi-purpose space on this scale with quality additional services on site.

What can The Hub offer to Conference Organisers and Event Managers?

  • Access to large target market in Kilkenny and south-east (link to About Kilkenny)
  • Commanding roadside position on main Dublin/Carlow road, ensuring The Hub is easy for delegates to locate
  • 1,580m sq (17,000ft sq) of flexible floor space at ground floor level
  • An integrated draping system which can shape the space to your requirements, making it as large, small or creative as you wish
  • Parking for almost 500 cars

Conference in Kilkenny at Cillin Hill

Conference in Kilkenny at The Hub at Cillin Hill


Kilford Arms

Brief Description

The Kilford Arms is enviably located, just yards from the train/bus station, based in the City Centre. With 60 bedrooms it is small enough to offer a truly personal service, while offering an excellent range of facilities for our guests. Free Complimentary Car Parking offered to guests.

Packages are offered to suit all needs, including light refreshments, lunch and dinners menus.

Kilford Arms Hotel, John Street is based in the heart of Kilkenny City.

Conference in Kilkenny at the Kilford Arms


Kilkenny Castle & Conference Centre

The Parade Tower Wing is the dedicated events area of Kilkenny Castle and incorporates the entire west wing and two of the Castle's medieval towers. This multi-purpose venue is designed to accommodate conferences, receptions, product launches, gala dinners as well as cultural and artistic events.  More recently, it has become an intimate venue for civil marriage ceremonies.

For eight centuries, Kilkenny Castle has hosted many significant historic gatherings. Indeed, the Parade Tower housed the Great Council Chamber where Parliament sat in the 17th century.

In addition to The Parade Tower Wing, the magnificent Long Gallery of Kilkenny Castle is available for hire for appropriate evening events, including classical music recitals, poetry readings and pre-dinner drinks receptions.

The Parade Tower

The Tower is a truly unique and historic venue, which offers state of the art facilities in a medieval setting, with full blackout facilities, atmospheric lighting and accommodation for the most up-to-date audio visual equipment in a projection booth. With its impressive pine ceiling and tiered balconies, The Parade Tower is also a spectacular setting for banqueting events, with the magnificent Long Gallery of the Castle available for the pre-dinner drinks receptions.

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Conference in Kilkenny at Kilkenny Castle & Conference Centre


Langton House Hotel

Dedicated to exceeding your expectations, the Langton brand prides itself on offering an unwavering commitment to customer service and attention to detail. Offering three splendid suites, catering for up to 400 delegates comfortably and with a pre conference / reception area. Our meeting suites will lend creativity to any event ensuring a mix of pleasure and productivity for each delegate.

The Set Theatre

Constructed in 2009 it is a state of the art venue which can hold 252 people seated and 380 standing/seated. A premier multipurpose room which can cater for music acts, comedy, film and conferencing amongst others.

The Langton Ballroom

A first class state of the art meeting facility with state of the art Audio Visual Equipment. Theatre setting for 400 persons. Banquet setting for 300 persons. Extensive Natural Day light

Harry’s Suite

Ideal for Board Meetings, motivational speeches and getting ideas flowing.

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Conference in Kilkenny at Langtons including the Set Theatre


Mount Juliet

Deep amid the rolling green hills of Ireland's beautiful South East, lies Mount Juliet, a sporting heritage, rich in history and tradition. Nothing can prepare you for the warmth of its welcome. Enjoy golf, horse riding, fishing, shooting, tennis and the spa and leisure centre. Or simply relax in the most idyllic surroundings imaginable.

Located within the 1,500 acres of Ireland's premiere sporting estates, Mount Juliet had always been one of Irelands leading meeting places. Whether you are looking for a quiet venue for a brainstorming session, a board meeting venue with dining and accommodation or a location for a high level incentive with golf and leisure facilities, Mount Juliet will cater for all your needs

Mount Juliet is in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Conference in Kilkenny at Mount Juliet


Newpark Hotel

Set amid 40 acres of parkland, the Newpark Hotel is only a short stroll from the medieval City Centre of Kilkenny. The hotel has a wide range of facilities on site including 130 Bedrooms, Escape Spa & Health Club with Kilkenny's first outdoor infinity pool, Scott's Bar & Brasserie for casual dining and Gulliver's Restaurant for more formal dining. The Newpark Hotel can cater for it all.

Knowing our business and enabling others to do business in a versatile and professional environment is the key to the conference facilities at the Newpark Hotel. Ideally located just five minutes’ drive from exit 8 on the M9 motorway; the Newpark Hotel offers ample complimentary car-parking and spacious conference facilities with natural daylight throughout the ten elegantly appointed meeting rooms.

  • 10 x Dedicated meeting rooms
  • Conference facilities for up to 800 delegates
  • Air conditioning
  • Black out facilities
  • LCD projector & screen
  • ISDN lines
  • Complimentary WI-FI

Click to view 2015 brochure (PDF document)

Conference in Kilkenny at the Newpark Hotel

Conference in Kilkenny at the Newpark Hotel


Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

We’re all about business at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel. We focus on taking the stress out of event planning and work with you, your budget and your preferences to make it work out perfectly for your company. We have 10 great meeting and event rooms, all conveniently and compactly located over 2 floors. With capacity for 450 guests our event space offers many personalities and options to create the event that meets all your needs.

For boardroom business, we have two great options in the Linguan and Clover Boardrooms and both offer that certain something to create the perfect tone for executive meetings.

Central to our event space are both the Kilbride Conference Suite and our signature Kings Ballroom. Both offer premium decor, audio visual equipment, and adjustable lighting controls. The Kings Ballroom is among the city’s finest and little details combine to ensure that the product on offer to our customers exceeds expectations.

We promise to take care of your business, respond to your queries quickly and offer a professional service at all times. And, when it comes to your budget we’ll do everything we can to meet it.

2013 PDF Brochures: 1st Floor Conference Facilities and Ground Floor

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, Ormonde Street is based in the heart of Kilkenny City.

Conference in Kilkenny at Ormonde Hotel

Conference in Kilkenny at Ormonde Hotel


The Pembroke Hotel

Choose a sophisticated, convenient and professional venue for your meetings, conferences or business events in our stylish Business & Conference Centre in the heart of Kilkenny’s premium business district. This highly flexible and bright space with plenty of natural light and private parking can accommodate any group size of up to 80 delegates and can be easily configured to suit any meeting or event.

Our rooms for meetings and conferences can be booked on a half-day and full-day bases. Hire can also be extended to weekly or monthly arrangements. All are fully equipped to the highest technical standards with:

  • State-of-the-art IT and communications equipment
  • Conference bridge
  • CD, DVD and USB connectivity

We offer a full conference co-ordination service along with administrative support services

Conference in Kilkenny at Pembroke Hotel

Conference in Kilkenny at Pembroke Hotel


The Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Conference Facilities with a View

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel, located in the centre of Kilkenny City overlooked by the magificent 12th century Kilkenny Castle offers a diverse selection of Conference and Banqueting Suites. All 6 conference suites have natural daylight and are equipped with blackout facilities if required.

Each room is serviced with an ISDN line and we are pleased to offer all of our delegates complimentary high speed WI-FI access throughout all areas of the hotel.

With a capacity of catering from 2 to 260 delegates, the Kilkenny River Court Hotel is ideally situated for any business event. Kilkenny City itself is located less than a 2 hour drive from any of Ireland’s major cities and just over 1 hour from the capital of Dublin.

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel offers:

  • 90 superbly appointed Bedrooms including 20 Deluxe Castle View Bedrooms & 2 Luxury Suites
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access Throughout Hotel
  • Riverview Bar & The Terrace Kitchen
  • AA Rosette award winning Riverside Restaurant
  • Oasis Treatment Rooms & Leisure Club - 17m Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Gymnasium & Steam Room
  • 6 Conference & Banqueting Suites
  • Ample on Site Secure Car-Parking 


The hotel boasts the finest conference, meeting and banqueting suites with state of the art technology ideal for corporate gatherings such as:

  • Seminars
  • Board Meetings
  • Product Launches
  • Conference and incentive trips for up to 260 delegates
  • Fully Seated Banquets up to 210 guests
  • Company Social Events/Dinners/BBQs on the Terrace

In addition to the above, we ensure individual service for all Conference Organisers by assigning our dedicated Events Co-ordinator to personally oversee every aspect of your conference requirements.

Our Management Team will work directly with you during your event to accommodate those last minute changes.

Click Here to View our Corporate Pack 2014 

Contact our Events Team now for an individually tailored quotation for your upcoming event: Tel 056 7720662/7723388


The Rivercourt


Springhill Court Hotel

For conferences or meetings in Kilkenny, the Springhill Court Hotel is one of the most easily accessible conference venues that Kilkenny has to offer. The hotel is located just over an hour from Dublin, two hours from Cork and 30 minutes from Waterford with ample free car parking onsite. The hotel boasts superb conference and meeting room facilities, designed to cater for everything from a large conference or product launch, to training courses, executive board meetings or interviews.

Function space at the hotel is comprised of the Tara Ballroom, which caters for up to 500 attendees theatre style, Kilkenny Suite One and Two, which combined together accommodate up to 170 attendees theatre style and the Executive and Nore Suites, each of these rooms suits up to 12 people boardroom style.

Our team will help take the stress out of planning your meeting or event and are on hand to work with you from the initial planning and stages, right through to completion of your event. We understand that a successful conference is all about meeting and exceeding your needs and we can assure you that the attention to detail and personal service that you will receive makes the Springhill Court Hotel the ideal choice for your event.

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Conference in Kilkenny at Springhill Court Hotel

Conference in Kilkenny at Springhill Court Hotel