J.J. Kavanagh & Sons

Kilkenny TradFest 2020 is delighted to partner with our new travel partner JJ Kavanagh & Sons which was established in 1919 here in County Kilkenny and is a wholly Irish owned family bus operator. Spanning over 4 generations, JJ Kavanagh & Son is an internationally recognised and trusted operator. Each year they add new coaches to their fleet adding to their extensive range of services which they provide across Ireland.
Click here to find out more timetable information. Book your ticket today and get an exclusive 10% discount using ‘KilkennyTradfest’ as a promo code.

Kilkenny City Bus

On the 18th December, City Direct began operating two new routes in Kilkenny City on behalf of Transport for Ireland. Route KK1 runs from Loughboy Retail Park to the N77 Roundabout and serves Upper Patrick Street, McDonagh Junction, and Castlecomer Road. Route KK2 runs from Purcellsinch to St Luke’s Hospital with stops at Dublin Road, Newpark Shopping Centre, McDonagh Station, Nowlan Park, and Loreto.

The routes share a path through the city centre, serving Parliament Street, Market Yard, and John Street Upper. Each route operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday. Services on Sunday operate by the hour, with services every half hour during the core part of the day. Late night services operate on Friday and Saturday nights.

Route map available here.