Open Call | Kilkenny Shop Opportunity

Application deadline: 1 September

Kilkenny is delighted to open its doors to discover new Irish Design and Craft talent across a multitude of disciplines including Fashion, Accessories, Textiles, Jewellery, Glassware, Ceramics, Arts + Prints, Pottery and Fragrance.

In a bid to support new and emerging talent, Kilkenny CEO Marian O’Gorman and her buying team will be inviting applicants to showcase their work at the RDS for the Kilkenny Open Call.

The winning pitches will be stocked and sold at Kilkenny, a name synonymous with championing Irish design since its doors first opened in 1965.

Applicants will have the opportunity to pitch to the Kilkenny Group Buyers directly and present in merely 10 minutes why their brand belongs at Kilkenny alongside world renowned Irish Designers such as Orla Kiely, Nicholas Mosse and Waterford Crystal.

Also included in the prize, is an incredible mentoring and support program with the Kilkenny Group Buying Team and a full marketing and PR plan.

For any queries on the application process please contact

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