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Kilkenny one of four places in Europe designated World Crafts Council Craft City & Region

It's sure to boost the area's reputation globally

It’s official – Kilkenny’s considered a Crafty City.

It’s one of only four places in Europe to be designated a World Crafts Council Craft City and Region. (For more see here).

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Gus Mabelson of MADE in Kilkenny is one of the driving forces behind the move to gain the recognition.

He’s been telling our Sue Nunn that it will really boost Kilkenny’s reputation globally.

Listen back to their conversation on The Way It Is here:

Meanwhile, Heritage Minister and Carlow Kilkenny Green TD Malcolm Noonan also touched on the subject while on the same show last evening: