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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  • Inistioge NS flooding

    There was drama in the village when major flooding impacted Inistioge NS on Monday 23rd October. Children (and teacher!) had to be carried from the school by firemen from Thomastown and Graignamanagh Fire Services. Report on Virgin Media News here Report in New Ross Standard here    


  • Another ‘Golden’ moment for Inistioge

    Another Golden moment for Inistioge Inistioge 2 points behind Tidiest Village, 3 from overall winner! At the Tidy Towns Awards in Croke Park on Friday, Inistioge was awarded our third gold medal, with a score of 373 points. This was two points less than the tidiest village, Geashill, Co Offaly with 375 and just three […]


  • O’Donnell’s Pub has Closed

    This week we heard the sad news that O’Donnell’s pubs, a major landmark in Inistioge for many decades was to close its doors on Sept 27th. All in Inistioge wish Edie and all the O’Donnell family well in future and thank them for their wonderful hospitality over the years. Ni fheicimid a leitheid aris. Click […]


  • 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 […]