Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford have come together as the Three Sisters region in a bid to win the European Union’s prestigious European Capital of Culture for 2020.

We are in a competition to win the title before July 15th this Summer.  The European panel will travel to our region in the coming months, and make its final decision by July 15th – and we need your help to show them just how fantastic the Three Sisters is.


With your help, we could be named the new European Capital of Culture for 2020 in just a few, short weeks. Winning will bring with it enormous and long-lasting benefits for our entire region. Why not get behind this once-in-a-generation opportunity and do your bit for the Bid. Show your love for your county and your pride in Three Sisters. Support the Bid and like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram using #BitForTheBid.


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We are Better Together; Ní neart go cur le Chéile.


Agus sinn ag iarraidh an teideal mar ‘Phríomhchathair Chultúir na hEorpa’ a bhaint amach don mbliain 2020, tá an trí chontae – Cill Chainnigh, Port Láirge agus Loch Garman – tar éis teacht le chéile chun réigiún an Oir-dheiscirt a athrú ó bhonn. Ag obair le chéile, is mian linn fuinneamh cruthaitheach agus cultúrtha thírdhreach fuinniúil an taobh seo tíre a dhíriú ar mhaithe leis an réigiún trí chéile.



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