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St Patrick’s Day Parade and Duck Race

This St Patrick’s Day there will be a Parade and Duck Race in Inistioge. You can participate if you ‘buy’ a Duck online. One Duck costs €5 but you can buy as many as you like. Click here to buy your Duck  

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FREE courses in Cois Abhann

A new initiative is being promoted by a group of local people, in partnership with KCETB, to facilitate the provision of a range of courses in Cois Abhann. The classes will begin in January and in the first term a trio of classes are proposed – Basket Weaving Beginner Sewing Computer & Phone All classes […]

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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    

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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