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Accommodation for the Canoeing Ireland Club Championships

01.03 2014 Accommodation for the Canoeing Ireland Club Championships

Canoeing Ireland will host the All Ireland Kayak and Canoe Club Championships on the 12 & 13 April 2014 in Kilkenny.   A total of 8 events will be run over the weekend on the Nore, the Barrow, Tramore and in Kilkenny City. All of the venues for the events are easily accessed from Croan Cottages and we have plenty of space for competitors to store their gear when they are not competing. A self catering cottage...

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Kilkenny is awarded National Tourism Town title

28.11 2013 Kilkenny is awarded National Tourism Town title

Yet another gong for Kilkenny. This time awarded the 2013 Ireland Tourism Town Award! The Tourism Towns Award recognises those towns and villages which are working hardest to enhance the visitors’ experience. This award comes after other amazing achievments for Ireland’s prettiest and friendliest city: Kilkenny has been ranked the friendliest city in Europe by readers of the Conde Nast Gold Medal winner in the 2013 Tidy Towns award Kilkenny restaurant, The Lady Helen voted the best in Ireland Kilkenny...

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Pictures at the Priory, Kells

01.05 2013 Pictures at the Priory, Kells

Each year, the local Church of Ireland parish run a charity event called Pictures at the Priory. This is an exhibition and sale of artworks and crafts produced by artists from throughout Ireland. The event is an excellent opportunity for people to visit the ‘Priory’ a historic house in Kells village. Originally built for the Rector of the parish, the house was designed by the famous architect James Hoban, who later went on to design...

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Hen Party Accommodation Kilkenny

08.04 2013 Hen Party Accommodation Kilkenny

If you are arranging a hen party in Kilkenny and are looking for some self catering accommodation for your hen party, get in touch with us. At Croan Cottages we have 5 cottages in total, accommodating up to 26 people. We have hosted numerous Hen groups in the past and the best fit is for a group of girls looking to get away for the weekend to catch up and have some fun with maybe 1...

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Happy Valley Festival Accommodation

04.04 2013 Happy Valley Festival Accommodation

The Thomastown ‘Happy Valley’ festival, takes place each June Bank Holiday weekend near the picturesque Kilkenny town of Thomastown – just 10 mintues from Croan Cottages. Thomastown lies on the beautiful banks of the river Nore and has a longstanding association with the arts. Home to Grennan Mill Craft School, Jerpoint Glass, The Berkley Gallery and many artists, craftspeople and musicians the town has become legendary for its vibrant music and arts scene. It is...

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