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


British Standards

British Standards

BS 5588 SERIES Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings

  • Part 1: 1990 Code of practice for residential buildings
  • Part 4: 1978 Code of practice for smoke control in protected escape routes using pressurisation
  • Part 6: 1991 Code of practice for places of assembly
  • Part 8: 1988Code of practice for means of escape for disabled people
  • Part 9: 1989Code of practice for ventilation and air conditioning ductwork
  • Part 10 1991Code of practice for shopping complexes
  • Part 11 1997 Code of Practice for shops, offices, industrial, storage and other similar buildings

BS 5906: 1980 (1987)Code of practice for storage and on-site treatment of solid waste from buildings

BS 5502:Part 23:1990 Buildings and Structures for Agriculture Part 23 Code of Practice for Fire Precautions

BS 5839 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings

Part 1: 1988 Code of practice for system design, installation and servicing

Part 6: 1995 Code of practice for the design and installation of fire detection and alarm systems in dwellings


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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

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
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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