The 2006 summer school will take place in the city of Kilkenny with access by foot to accommodation, shops, restaurants, pubs and tourist attractions. Kilkenny is a historic city which has a rich heritage of fine historical buildings, lively pubs, fine restaurants, wonderful shops and is an all year round tourist destination. Within two hours of Dublin and Shannon airports, the city is serviced with an intercity bus service and rail link. The nearest ferry port is Rosslare. For further information please see the Kilkenny City & County website.
WHERE TO STAY
A wide range of accommodation is available within walking distance of Kilkenny School of Music. For further information please contact Kilkenny Tourist Information Tel +353 (0)56 7751 500. The HHSI is not directly responsible for student accommodation, but is very happy to assist with accommodation questions.
MAP OF KILKENNY
BUS & TRAIN TIMETABLES
Scoil na gCláirseach takes place just after another renowned Irish festival: Kilkenny Arts Festival 11th - 20th August and is followed by the traditional Irish music festival Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 25th - 27th August 2006 in County Donegal.