Please click below to download the re-opening schedule and key dates for the upcoming academic school year.

Re-opening schedule and key dates for 2019/20

Video Open Day from Kilkenny College on Vimeo.


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 note that application forms for 'Music Tuition' and for 'music leave out' for boarders can be accessed under the 'Extra Curriculur' menu at the top of the page. Alternatively you can click on the links below.

Music Tuition Application

Music Leave Out Application 

Please see attached the Extra Curricular Programme for the Summer term 2018 which will commence when the students return after the Easter break.

Extra Curricular Activities Summer Programme 2018



Kilkenny College/Celbridge Past Pupils Association

The Kilkenny College/Celbridge Past Pupils Association provides former pupils with opportunities for social meetings, to maintain and develop their interest in the college and to support the management and activities of the college by lending their energy and expertise. The funds raised by the Association help to finance some disadvantaged pupils and contribute to the general facilities of the school.

The Annual General Meeting of the Association takes place in June.

A committee, headed by the President is elected each year at the AGM

The following positions were filled for 2019/2020 at the AGM, which was held on Tuesday 18th June 2019 at The Osprey Hotel, Naas.

President:            Mr.Tim Willoughby

Hon Secretary:           Mr. Derek Tucker

Hon. Treasurer:          Ms. Mabel Talbot (née Sutton)

Hon Auditor:               Mr. Cecil Kirk

Rep. to the ASU:       Ms. Valerie Twomey (née Horan)

Committee Members:

  • Ms. June Bennett (née Spooner),
  • Mr. Hubert Dennison,
  • Ms. Valerie Giles,
  • Ms. Elizabeth Nicholson (née Stanley)
  • Mr. Aubrey Nuzum,
  • Mr. Barry O’Connor,
  • Mr. Jim Wellwood,

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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.