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Everything you need to
know about Kinfire.

General info

What are the dates?

Dates for Kinfire 2024 will be Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th August.

I have never heard of Kinfire before. Can you tell me more about it and what happens?

The Kinfire festival is for the whole church: every age, situation and ability, from all over Ireland - we are kin because of him. During the festival, we will gather together in worship, under God's word, to be equipped and encouraged to serve Jesus wherever he has placed us. Our passion is to be a festival that celebrates and serves the local church because it is God's chosen means for reaching the lost of this land. Each day will begin and end gathered together, but throughout the day, there will be seminars, games, excursions or just time to rest and enjoy time with others. Our schedule from this year is still to be confirmed but you can see our 2023 schedule here to get a better idea of what being at Kinfire looks like.

Where is the festival held?

Kinfire 2024 will be held at Kilkenny College, Castlecomer Road, Seixeslough, Kilkenny, R95 CF61, Ireland

I want to set up an exhibit. How do I do that?

Thank you for your interest in exhibiting at kinfire. You can find out more information here.

What to expect

Who is speaking?

Our main stage speaker is Ray Ortlund. He is the former and founding Pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

He now serves as President of Renewal Ministries and as Canon Theologian and Deacon in the Anglican Church of North America.

We will also have a variety of Irish speakers from around the country who will be leading our morning bible talks and seminar sessions.

Who is leading the sung worship?

Jonathan Rea and the team from New Irish Arts will be leading us during the festival.

What are the plans for the Children’s and Youth programme?

We want Christian parents to come with confidence that their children will be taught and engaged in an age-appropriate way! While the adults are at their seminars, the kids will be in their own age-specific programme, learning what it means for them to follow Jesus and live for him each day. You can find out more here.

Is there a creche?

Yes. It will be open during meeting and seminar times. Parental supervision required at all times. Baby changing facilities available. We respectfully ask that the crèche is only used for children under 3 years of age.

Where do I find out about information once I arrive?

Registration and guest services available. Stewards will be available on site to point you where to go and a site map will be provided at a later date. 


How do I book or register?

You can book here.

How much does it cost?

There are a few different booking options available. Prices can be viewed and tickets purchased here.

This year we have a new feature which allows tickets to be paid via instalment plan. Full balance must be paid by 1st June 2024.

What does my ticket price include?

Please see individual ticket types on our booking site for full details of what your ticket includes.

If you have booked on-site accomodation this includes your room, and access to a shared bathroom.


What disability parking provisions are there?

Parking for those with disabled access passes will be provided closer to the main school building. 

What provisions are in place for those who are hard of hearing or visually impaired?

As KinFire is a new festival we are still working out what provisions are needed to best serve the people who will attend. If you are hard of hearing or visually impaired we ask that you reach out to us by email on info@kinfire.ie so that we can try to make the appropriate arrangements.

Are assistance dogs allowed?

For health and safety reasons, only assistance dogs are permitted at Kinfire and in meeting venues.

We want to welcome people from all different ages and stages and walks of life as Kin in Christ Jesus. If you have any accessibility concerns or queries and are thinking of joining us in 2024 please contact us using the 'Get in touch' option below. We will endeavour to accomodate you as best we can.

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