Carraig Rua

Welcome to Carraig Rua in Kilkenny City - a luxurious bed and breakfast home in the Medieval Capital of Ireland. This family-run B&B is 3 minutes walk from bus & rail stations and a few minutes walk to the great selection of pubs, restaurants, shops and historical sites in this vibrant city. Carraig Rua is therefore is ideally located in Kilkenny City to hear traditional Irish music, tasty food from a variety of restaurants, bars and hotels. Complimentary internet access is available at Carraig Rua, and guests are invited to make use of the wonderful gardens, as well as Victorian Sitting Room. The B&B offers private car parking in the heart of the city.

Rooms & Amenities

Guestrooms at Carraig Rua are individually designed & tastefully decorated. Guests are invited to relax in the comfortable Guest Lounge, as well as enjoying the wonderful gardens. All Guestrooms Feature:
  • TV
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Radio Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea & Coffee available in the Hall


Your hosts at Carraig Rua provide a sumptuous Full Irish Breakfast each morning in the bright & welcoming Conservatory Dining Room. A ‘Full Irish Breakfast’ typically consists of bacon (rashers!), sausages, black & white pudding, eggs, toast, tea or coffee. A selection of cereals, fruit & juices are also available to those who may not wish to start their day with too much salty meat!