Emergencies & Helplines


Police (An Garda Síochana), Fire or Ambulance service

  • Emergency police, fire or ambulance service: 112 or 999
  • Police (non-emergency) contact your nearest Garda Station: Details here
  • Crimestoppers freephone (to anonomously report a crime): 1800 250 025

Caredoc Emergency Doctor

  • Caredoc is an out of hours family doctors service for patients with urgent medical problems who need to contact a doctor after surgeries close.

    For out of hours surgery in Kilkenny call: 1850 334 999 or 059 9138100 (both numbers reach the same queue - please do not hang up as you will lose your place in the queue)

    Opening hours:

    • Monday - Fridays: 6pm - 9am
    • Weekends and Public Holidays: 24hr Cover

Irish Tourist Assistance Service

Tourists who become victims of a crime while in Ireland can contact the Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAS). ITAS staff can speak a number of foreign languages and will be able to assist with any problems facing a tourist in the aftermath of a crime. Information brochures are available in all tourist offices.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm
  • Sundays and public holidays from 12pm-6pm

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