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


DoEHLG - Fire safety codes



This series of guides is issued to assist persons in discharging their statutory fire safety responsibilities under the Fire Services Act 1981. These guides refer to existing Buildings in the uses specified.

The following documents are Codes of Practice for public safety in a variety of buildings. They are all PDF files,
Some large files may take some time to download, depending on your PC.

Code of Practice for the Management of Fire Safety in Places of Assembly
Foreword by Rory O'Hanlon T.D. (40 KB)
Index to Main Document (9 KB)
Main Document (41 KB)
Appendix D - Fire Safety Register (25 KB)

Code of Practice for Guest Accommodation
Foreword by Noel Dempsey T.D. and
Contents of Main Document and Main Document
(197 kB)

Code of Practice for Hostels
Foreword by Noel Dempsey T.D. (20 KB)
Contents and Main Document (144 KB)

Code of Practice for Hotels
Foreword by Padraig Flynn T.D. (40 KB)
Contents (8 KB)
Main Document: Chapters 1-4 (355 KB)
Main Document: Chapters 5-7 (58 KB)
Main Document: Chapters 8-9 (54 KB)
Main Document: Chapters 10-11 (64 KB)
Appendix A-C (46 KB)
Appendix D-G (32 KB)
Appendix G (contd.) (20 KB)
Documents referred to in guide (26 KB)

Code of Practice for Pre-Schools
Foreword by Noel Dempsey T.D. and
Contents and Main Document
(95 KB)

Code of Practice for Fire Safety in Nursing Homes
Code of Practice for Fire Safety in Nursing Homes, Published 1996, DoELG (191 KB)


Fire and the Design of Educational Buildings - Building Bulletin 100

Note - Building Bulletin 7, 6 th Edition was withdrawn by the authors, Department of Education and Science, HMSO: London in November 1997 "

Sports Grounds

Code of Practice for Safety at Sports Grounds - Department of Education


Code of Practice for Safety at Outdoor Pop Concerts and other outdoor musical events - Department of Education

Code of Practice for Safety at Indoor Concerts - Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government


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Emergency Outside Office Hours

If you require the service of the Local Authority for an emergency outside of normal business hours please note the following:

Persons requiring the Fire Service for an emergency should Dial 112 and no other number

For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)

For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654

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Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
info@kilkennycoco.ie | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries: 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)
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