Family Events

Celebrating a family event at Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny is a wonderful way to mark any occasion. Invite family and friends to come together around the table and break bread in celebration. Whether it’s a special birthday lunch, an anniversary dinner or afternoon tea to celebrate a graduation the team at Lyrath Estate will make your special event memorable.

Read More for Mother’s Day Lunch, Communions & Confirmations & Private events.

If you are planning to celebrate some special events Kilkenny is a wonderful choice of destination thanks to its central, easily accessible location. Choosing Lyrath Estate Hotel as the venue to celebrate your special occasion will give you many options in terms of the style and scale of your event. Our experienced event organisers can help you to plan your celebration, big or small, and our chefs and service staff will ensure you have a day to remember.

Mother’s Day Lunch 26th of March 2017

“First my mother, then my friend…”

Treat your Mother to a relaxing afternoon at Lyrath Estate. Have your family pictures taken on our beautiful grounds, followed by buffet lunch in our newly refurbished La Perla restaurant.

Enjoy bubbly on arrival followed by an Extensive Buffet Lunch with Afternoon Tea inspired dessert. Complimentary gift for all Mother’s who dine. Lunch from €35.00 per adult & €15 per child. Booking is essential  and  available between 1.00pm to 2.30pm.

View our Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch Menu  here.

For enquiries or to make a booking please contact us on (056) 77 60 088 or email

Communions & Confirmations

Make this once in a lifetime experience truly memorable for your child. Have your family pictures taken on our beautiful grounds, followed by lunch in luxury in the newly refurbished La Perla restaurant.

Then relax and let the kids use the outdoor playground, enjoy the private, 22 seater cinema or our console games room to keep them entertained! 2017 prices from €32.00 per adult, €15 per child and the Celebrant Child goes free! Complimentary entertainment available on selected dates.

For enquiries or to make a booking please contact our events team on (056) 77 05 846 or email View our Communion & Confirmation Sample Menu 2017

Private Events

We have several private party options available including The Wine Cellar, which is perfect for a more casual private party, where finger food is your preference and The Manor House for formal private dining in a unique historic setting. Larger events can be catered for in The Kilkenny Convention Centre, which has several function room sizes.

Contact our events team on (056) 77 05 804 or email for group dining enquiries or to find out more about private events at Lyrath Estate Hotel Kilkenny.