Inistioge is a beautiful and historic village on the river Nore in South Kilkenny. Its special character has made it one of the most visited places in the South East of Ireland for many decades..

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  • Debut novel from Inistioge-based author acclaimed

    Irish/Australian writer, Brendan Casey, released his debut novel, She That Lay Silent-Like Upon Our Shore in June 2023. The book has had great reviews including from Booker Prize-winning author, Anne Enright. Brendan has lived in Inistioge for many years. ‘On a remote island in the northern seas an unnamed boy is exiled from his community […]


  • Keep Her Lit Festival Parking and Traffic Management Notice

    Keep Her Lit Festival Parking and Traffic Management Notice Keep Her Lit Folk and Traditional Music Festival returns to Inistioge village from Friday 18th August – Sunday 20th August. Keep Her Lit honours the memory of much-missed members of the community, Dave Donohoe and Johnny O’Donnell. There will be traditional music sessions, intimate indoor and outdoor concerts, a céilí, workshops and […]


  • Inistioge Heritage Guide – Reprint

    The Inistioge Heritage Guide has been reprinted with a few revisions.  The new version can be downloaded using the link below. Download Heritage Guide  


  • Inistioge Tidy Towns Christmas Raffle

    The annual Inistioge Tidy Towns Christmas Raffle will be held on Sunday 4th December at 4pm on the Square. There will be the usual array of wonderful prizes: a Michael Holden ceramic, a piece of jewellry designed by Eimear Vize Designs, hampers, vouchers from local businesses and an array of seasonal goodies.  Raffle tickets will […]


  • The Golden Threads – Eileen Barwick

    Eileen Barwick is holding a book launch at her home on 10th Dec at 2.30-4.30 Address – Clonamery Stables Inistioge R95 AR28 [Road L8283].   Here she explains how the book came into being – ‘John and myself moved over to Ireland when we retired, we moved from Norfolk in England, but were born in […]