Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford have come together as the Three Sisters region in a bid to win the European Union’s prestigious European Capital of Culture for 2020.

We are in a competition to win the title before July 15th this Summer.  The European panel will travel to our region in the coming months, and make its final decision by July 15th – and we need your help to show them just how fantastic the Three Sisters is.


With your help, we could be named the new European Capital of Culture for 2020 in just a few, short weeks. Winning will bring with it enormous and long-lasting benefits for our entire region. Why not get behind this once-in-a-generation opportunity and do your bit for the Bid. Show your love for your county and your pride in Three Sisters. Support the Bid and like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram using #BitForTheBid.


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We are Better Together; Ní neart go cur le Chéile.


Agus sinn ag iarraidh an teideal mar ‘Phríomhchathair Chultúir na hEorpa’ a bhaint amach don mbliain 2020, tá an trí chontae – Cill Chainnigh, Port Láirge agus Loch Garman – tar éis teacht le chéile chun réigiún an Oir-dheiscirt a athrú ó bhonn. Ag obair le chéile, is mian linn fuinneamh cruthaitheach agus cultúrtha thírdhreach fuinniúil an taobh seo tíre a dhíriú ar mhaithe leis an réigiún trí chéile.



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Three Sisters 2020 Weekend Event Guide

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Phew! What a week. We don’t know about you, but we at Three Sisters HQ are seriously looking forward to the weekend. We’ve just put the finishing touches to our Bid Book which we’ll present to the European Capital of Culture 2020 panel when they arrive in July. So we can’t wait to relax and sample some of the great events taking place over the next three days in the Three Sisters 2020 Weekend Event Guide. While we were planning our own weekend, we thought we’d be nice and put together some tips for you too. Your support over the past few weeks and months has been invaluable, so to show our appreciation we’ve also got two tickets to give away for one of these fantastic events. Read on to find out how you can get your hands on this coveted prize! Read More
Three Sisters 2020 Bid Book Deadline Approaches



It's all go here at Three Sisters 2020 Head Office where we are putting the final touches to our Bid Book which has to be submitted in mid June. We are days away from sending the book to print so the team are busy carrying out our final proof reading sessions.

The Bid to host the European Capital of Culture is an action of the European Union and the Bid Book submission is part of this bidding process.

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who submitted their ideas to us, we were truly inspired by your vision for our region. We were delighted to receive so many ideas and were amazed by the variety, attention to detail and enormous effort that went into each one.

Don’t forget to shout out to us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #BitForTheBid.