where business moves faster

You need a business location with exceptional connectivity and the capacity to attract high calibre people? 


Here's why world class businesses choose Kilkenny, Ireland. 


Kilkenny is the ideal location for business, perfectly situated for indigenous and multinational companies to effectively reach global markets.


Just 70 minutes from Dublin Airport by motorway, Kilkenny is strategically located in the vibrant Eastern Seaboard region and is home to Belview Port, Ireland's closest deep-water port to Europe. Kilkenny is served by a world class transportation system, is a cost competitive location from which to do business, has a highly educated workforce within it's catchment and offers an exceptional quality of life.



Leading multinationals such as State Street, Glanbia and have chosen to locate in Kilkenny because of the winning combination of high calibre people, connectivity and quality of life that Kilkenny offers. From award winning entrepreneurs and Oscar nominees to international successes stories, Kilkenny has proven it is a great location in which to establish and grow a global business. 



Rich in medieval heritage and recognised as one of Ireland's creative hotspots, Kilkenny is a top visitor destination and has an exceptionally vibrant cultural community with international festivals, among them Subtitle, Cat Laughs Comedy festival and Kilkenny Arts festival. It’s a vibrant beautiful place and as one of the friendliest cities in the world, is somewhere creative people love to live and work.