Creative Services


Innovation and creativity are at the core of what gives Kilkenny an international reputation for creative excellence. With the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s headquarters and Grennan Mill Craft School, Kilkenny is the centre of design and crafts in Ireland.

In addition to design and crafts, Kilkenny is home to world renowned Cartoon Saloon, a three-time Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, BAFTA and Emmy nominated animation studio.

Kilkenny’s creative service industry is flourishing and going from strength to strength, culminating in Kilkenny becoming the location of choice for leading creative minds.