Billy Byrnes is one of Kilkenny’s top music venues. Our cosy, intimate garden room hosts regular concerts of national and international acts. Every Thursday, the Sofa Sessions. curated by musician and Irish Times jazz critic Cormac Larkin, presents top quality jazz, folk and rock – recent visitors have included folk legend Andy Irvine, blues diva Mary Coughlan and UK jazz stars Ian Shaw and Jim Mullen.
photos by Ian McDonnell