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

  • 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!
  • EMPTY YOUR ATTIC Fundraiser!

    8th August 2017
    Kilkenny / Carlow branch of the Samaritans are encouraging people from across Kilkenny, Carlow and the South East to ‘Empty their attics’ on Sunday, August 13th for the charity.
  • Samaritans to mark 24/7 with nationwide events

    23rd July 2017
    Samaritans staff and volunteers will take to the streets around the country tomorrow (24.07.17) to mark 24/7, the annual event to highlight that Samaritans is available to talk 24 hours a day. It is part of Samaritans’ Talk To Us campaign, which runs throughout the month of July and aims to raise awareness about the service.