Welcome to Samaritans of Kilkenny & Carlow

If something's troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

116 123 (this number is free to call)

National telephone:

Visit our branch:

Samaritans Kilkenny 2 Abbeybridge Dean Street Kilkenny Ireland

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:

Monday: 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday to Thursday: 14:00 - 21:00
Friday: 10:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 14:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 17:00 - 21:00

Facilities for visitors with disabilities:


The branch is located on Dean Street in Kilkenny city. We have over 100 volunteers who provide emotional support to our callers via telephone, email, SMS, Face to Face calls. Our charity shop in Kieran Street is run by a team of volunteers and provides a very welcome source of funds for the branch.  We also have a super team of support volunteers who provide administrative, fund raising and branch committee support for the branch. All working together to achieve our shared vision that fewer people die by suicide.


If you wish to visit the branch, there is ample of parking near by.  There are two Pay & Display car parks opposite the center on Dean Street as well as some Pay & Display on street parking. Our opening hours to callers are noted above.

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Samaritans of Kilkenny & Carlow news

  • Volunteer Recognition Awards

    15th March 2018
    We are so proud of our volunteers Seamus and Sean who received this years Carlow Volunteer Center - Paddy Looney Memorial Award for their work with the "Feet on the Street" team. Pictured (l to r) our Branch Director Gerard Farrelly, Seamus O'Shea, Sean Smyth and fellow Sam Marion.
  • Samaritans launch .ie eMail address

    7th March 2018
    Samaritans Ireland has today (March 7th 2018) launched a new dedicated email address to reach even more people in need of emotional support across Ireland. Young people in particular are expected to reach out to volunteers through jo@samaritans.ie, which is the latest initiative from the charity to support all those suffering alone.
  • A busy Weekend

    15th August 2017
    On Sunday, Samaritans were involved in many area's of Kilkenny, read on to find out more..
  • Spreading the word

    11th August 2017
    On Sunday 13th August the Samaritan volunteers from the Kilkenny & Carlow Branch will take to the streets in green to spread the word!