About the Community of Thomastown

Thomastown is located along the picturesque River Nore, just 15 minutes from Kilkenny City.


It is home to a plethora of unique food businesses and people, making it an ideal location for the School of Food. At the school, we participate in and are actively involved with community events. We think it’s a great place to spend 11 weeks!

The school is surrounded by artisan producers, who supply us with ingredients and support our endeavours. Students will have an opportunity to visit and gain knowledge from these inspirational food entrepreneurs.

We would be pleased to find affordable accommodation for those students who do not live within commuting distance.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at info@schooloffood.ie