Visit Breathnachs for Live Music, Good Food, Fun & Laughter.

Lively music sessions, late bar and D.Js. A visit to Kilkenny is not complete without a visit to Breathnach's Bar. Offering delicious bar food, in a city centre location. Stylish sports venue with four large screens, a heated beer garden and outside bar.  

Live Music every Sunday@ 8pm

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    Live Music & DJ's

    Come and enjoy music at Breathnachs Bar Kilkenny. Enjoy our live music and regular DJ's. Breathnachs - a Kilkenny experience to remember.

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    Great Food & Drink

    We have A la Carte, Bar & Cocktail Menus. Our bar menu is served 12noon to 7pm daily.. Our Cocktail bar is the place to be in Kilkenny for a night out, with regular mouthwatering specials.

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  • Hen party Nights in Kilkenny

    Parties & Special Occasions

    Let Breathnachs host your special occasion, be it a Hen Party, Birthday Party, Communion. Why not reserve one of our bars for the night. We can provide your party with great party options and the atmosphere to make that day/night a special one.

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Customer Testimonials

  • "Our first pub in Ireland--a success!" We truly enjoyed this experience and it set a pretty high bar for the rest of our pub visits. Highly

    Natalia C Fort Worth, Texas (via Tripadvisor)

  • LOVELY STEAK. Had a lovely steak in Breathnach's today for lunch. Pepper sauce on the steak was mmmmmmm, yummy.

    Kieran O (via Tripadvisor)

  • The staff act like you was a local, not a tourist. Good food and service. Live music always a treat.


  • Great pub!. The food and service was wonderful! Loovely decor, friendly staff, plenty of friendly patrons

    via PubGuide

  • "Good food, small town charm, great people" - 5 of 5 stars. I will definitely return on my next trip!

    danimal9000 (via Tripadvisor)

  • Food was Delicious. Went there for lunch and the food and service was top class will definitely be coming here again...

    Yvonne W (via Tripadvisor)

Breathnachs Bar Kilkenny

Breathnachs Bar is a popular Kilkenny Bar. The pub has a warm local welcoming atmosphere with friendly staff. Breathnachs is ideal for Hen Nights out, Sporting Occasions or get togethers with friends. We provide regular live Traditional Irish music and DJ's.

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Breathnachs Bar is located in the heart of Kilkenny City on Upper John Street between McDonagh Junction Railway Station and Johns Bridge.