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Kildalton

Kildalton College

Kildalton College is situated in the village of Piltown, Co Kilkenny in the picturesque Suir valley. It is located on the main Waterford to Limerick road, approximately eight kilometres from Carrick-on-Suir and 20 kilometres from Waterford city.


Kildalton is the largest Teagasc college. It is a leading provider of training in Agriculture, Horticulture and Equine Studies. Close links have been developed with the local Institute of Technology in Waterford (WIT) making the college a progressive learning facility in the South East. There are over 500 students currently registered on courses at Kildalton College.

85 full-time residential students are accommodated in single rooms at the college.  Recreational facilities include TV, video, pool room and a playing pitch for hurling, gaelic, football and soccer.

The farm consists of 180 hectares where the main agricultural and horticultural enterprises are carried out.  The campus also has a modern horse breeding and training enterprise.