Emergency Numbers

Fire Service: 112

All persons should ensure that emergency procedures and notices are amended to include 112

Non Emergency Contact

Office Hours
9-5 Monday-Fri excluding Bank Holidays

Kilkenny Fire Rescue Service Fire Station Headquarters
Gaol Road

Tel: 056 7794400
Fax: 056 7794425
Email: info@kilkennycoco.ie


The formation of Castlecomer Fire Brigade, 1940's

The Formation of Castlecomer Fire Brigade

Castlecomer Fire Service Started in the 1940s

The Original Mining Company trailer pump

The County Council supplied a fire service in the late 1940s with the trailer pump based at Pat Hetherington's shed in Market Sq now Cunninghams Green Grocer.

The Trailer Pump outside Wandesfort House, Castlecomer

The Original Mining Company trailer pump, seen here outside Wandesfort House,Castlecomer. This was given to Castlecomer Fire Service and was based in the mining office yard (Avalon Inn).


A new station was built in 1954 in Love Lane.


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