James Stephens Army Barracks in Kilkenny opens to the public today

If you’re considering a career in the Army, today‚Äôs your chance to have a look behind the scenes in Kilkenny.

James Stephens Barracks is hosting an open day running from 2 to 4 o clock.

They’ll have weapons on show, an unarmed combat display and more.

The 3 Infantry Battalion has responsibility for the south-east, and as such, soldiers based there come from all the surrounding counties.

Lieutenant Pat Tobin told KCLR that they want to show off what they do locally.