Meetings and Events

Meetings and Events

Kilkenny Convention Centre dedicated to meeting perfection

The Kilkenny Convention Centre at Lyrath Estate is the largest of its size in the south east of the country and is capable of facilitating conferences of up to 1,500 delegates. Kilkenny Convention Centre has its own private entrance, reception desk and 420 complimentary car parking spaces. Whatever the business occasion, choose from one of our ten meeting suites to facilitate your needs.

Every meeting space within the Kilkenny Convention Centre offers natural daylight with black out facilities also and in addition each meeting room opens out onto a terrace area. The Conference Centre itself is an outstanding design and maintained to the highest standard. The spacious pre-assembly area is ideal for networking opportunities.

Our devoted conference and events team will tailor the experience to suit your needs and requirements. Whether it is a large exhibition, gala dinner, corporate convention, product launch or an executive meeting our team will be there every step of the way.

McCurdy Suite

The ‘McCurdy Suite’ is the largest meeting space in the Convention Centre and measure 972m2 and five metres high. This sub divides into three smaller configurations namely ‘McCurdy Suite One’, ‘McCurdy Suite Two’ and ‘McCurdy Suite Three’, all of identical size and space and no pillars blocking the view to the main stage set up. Each McCurdy Suite has its own separate entrance and pre-assembly area to meet your specific needs. Other facilities include outside terrace area, natural daylight, blackout options, wifi access, air conditioned, State of the art AV.

Maginnes Suites

Adjacent to the ‘McCurdy Suite’ are the ‘Maginnes Suites’, located within the Convention Centre. This can facilitate 166 delegates in total. The ‘Maginnes Suite’ is multifunctional and can be broken down into three rooms. It acts as breakout rooms for very large conferences and stand alone executive meetings. The ‘Maginnes Suite’ is fully equipped with outside terrace area, natural daylight, blackout options, wifi access, air conditioned, State of the art AV.

Mances and Tobin Meeting Rooms

Boardroom Meeting rooms in the Kilkenny Convention Centre include the ‘Mances’ and ‘Tobin’ Meeting rooms which can cater for between ten and twelve delegates.

The Original 17th Century Lyrath Estate House

The 17th Century House offers an alternative meeting and dining room experience to delegates looking for that something a little extra special.


The ‘Oak’ and ‘Ash’ meeting rooms propose a setting of grandeur and history away from the busy hustle of a day to day corporate environment. The boardrooms cater for between to twelve to sixteen delegates respectively. The elegant lounge area is used by delegates to enjoy light food and beverage breaks.