The Kilkenny have been named Irelands Best International Folk Band winners in the Sunday Worlds Country Music and Entertainment Awards. The highly prestigious award show was held in Mullingar on Monday the 5th February 2018, where the band were preformed and picked up there award. It is the most competitive year to date, with the highest number of awards submissions. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of bands from different genres and honours were presented in over 20 categories.
With over a decade of touring with The Kilkenny, Davey Cashin said “It was an honour to preform at the award show this year, and we are delighted with our win. 2017 was one of the best years to date with our European tour and trip to India, it didn’t go unnoticed and it really means a lot to us. We love touring, getting a chance to share traditional Irish folk songs and the history behind those songs to all our fans across the globe. ”