Kilkenny Chess Festival (Every November)

With games played at five different grades including Grand Masters and International Masters and attracting players from as far afield as Russia, this international festival welcomes all chess enthusiasts.
Free to spectators.
Venues are Ormonde Hotel and Club House Hotel, Kilkenny

The Kilkenny Congress 2020

https://www.icu.ie/events/

Town/District: 

Kilkenny City