1st Round of offers for Boarding Places for entry to 1st Form at Kilkenny College are being posted on the 3rd October, 2017. Closing date for acceptance or withdrawal for these offers is Tuesday 10th October 2017.

Subsequent Boarding places, if available, will be offered on Monday 16th October 2017.


1st Round of Day Pupil Places for entry to 1st Form at Kilkenny College are being posted on the 12th October, 2017. Closing date for acceptance or withdrawal for these offers is Friday 20th October, 2017.

Subsequent Day Pupil places, if available, will be offered on Tuesday 24th October.


01.  Kilkenny College - white team.

02.  Kilkenny College - red team. 
03.  Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore.
04.  CBS Kilkenny
05.  Gorey Community School.
06.  Newbridge College - black team.
07.  Loreto Wexford / Bridgetown VS / Saint Mary’s, New Ross.
08.  Scoil Mhuire, Trim - red team.
09.  Scoil Mhuire, Trim - navy team.

     Followed by the Novice Individual Competition.

     Followed by the White Cup.



01.  Kilkenny College -white team.
02.  Newbridge College - black team.
03.  St Leo’s Carlow / Borris Vocational School.
04.  Loreto Secondary School, Clonmel.
05.   Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny - green team.
06.  Newbridge College - white team.
07.  Saint Declan’s, Kilmacthomas.
08.  Borris Vocational School - wine team.
09.  Ramsgrange Community School, County Wexford - TBC.
       Second Course Walk.
10.  Wesley College.
11.  Gorey Community School.
12.  Saint Kieran’s College - black team.
13.  Loreto Kilkenny - blue team.
14.  Good Counsel College, New Ross - blue team.
15.  Borris Vocational School - grey team.
16.  Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny - black team.
17.  Saint Mary’s Sec School, New Ross.
18.  Kilkenny College - red team.

     Followed by the Open Individual competition.

     All enquiries to Paul Cuddihy, 087-2618927.

Just a reminder that you can listen to some examples of work from our music department on the music page which can be found under the 'Extra Curricular' drop down on our menu. Or alternatively you can click here to go direct to the music page.

The latest piece of work updated this week is;

Beauty and the Beast, Music by Alan Menken, sung by George Akaehomen, accompanied Ian Sexton. Recorded 14th September 2017.

The Autumn timetable for all extra curricular activies is now online. This can be accessed under the 'Extra Curricular' tab on the main menu or by clicking the link below.

Autumn ECA Timetable 2017-18

Kilkenny College will hold our Open Days for enrolments into Form 1 in 2018 on the following dates:- 


11th September 2017 - Monday 

9:15 a.m. Open Day for Boarder Boys 

12th September 2017- Tuesday 

9:15 a.m. Open Day for Boarder Girls 

14th September 2017 - Thursday 

9:15 a.m. Open Day for Day Pupils – Session 1 

1:15 p.m. Open Day for Day Pupils – Session 2 

Closing date for receipt of applications for 2018 Academic Year is 1st September 2017 

Kilkenny College Open Days are by invitation only to those families who have submitted a completed official Application Form / Intention to Enrol Form


Families are invited to attend the Open Day which includes:

A presentation by the Headmaster outlining:

o                The ethos of Kilkenny College,

o                The daily schedule,

o                The facilities of the College,

o                The staff,

o                The subjects taught,

o                The co-curricular programme,

o                The Transition Year programme,

o                Career Guidance,

o                Academic standards and achievements

Information on Grants from the Administrator of the Secondary Education Committee.

A Tour of the College accompanied by a member of staff and a Prefect.

Refreshments in the Dining Hall and a chance to meet members of staff.

Please click the link below to download the August 2017 newsletter which contains information relevant to the new school year.

August 2017 Newsletter (PDF)