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Concern for future of mayor’s role
€4.6m boost for Callan school
McGuinness grilled by PAC
Access road will destroy Famine graveyard
McGuinness may face PAC vote
No stay of execution for historic houses
The Longest Day is Friday, June 21 and to mark the occasion our editorial team will be busy around the city and county, viedoing events, people and places to compile a video of of The Longest Day here in Kilkenny.
Residents living at the Closh and Walkin Street area of the city have reason to celebrate this week, following official confirmation that a skatepark will not be built on their doorstep.1 comment
Three Kilkenny schools received a welcome boost this week, with the announcement that the Department of Education is to allocate additional funding to them for badly-needed building works.
Communications company Vodafone Ireland has improved its mobile voice network across County Kilkenny, providing Vodafone customers with an even better service when on Ireland’s leading network.
Kilkenny hurling legend Pa Dillon has died.
The idea of the Mayor of Kilkenny City not living anywhere near Kilkenny City may become an entirely plausible one from next year onwards, but what implications will that have – and does it really matter at all?
Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership in association with the office of Smarter Travel Kilkenny is opening up more opportunities for people to get actively involved in sport.
Another competitive American tennis tournament was played on Friday and the good weather helped create a great atmosphere. This has been a great season to date for the game, and one good competition flows on after another.
Development Classic (cont) - Long Drive: David McEvoy, Margaret Geoghegan. Nearest pin: Michael Bolger, Margaret Geoghegan. Ladies: Bernie Byrne (11), Eileen Kelly (16), Margaret Geoghegan (14) & Mary Quirke (15), 89pts. Early Bird: John Barcoe (13), Thomas Foley (16), Ted Joyce (4) & James Doyle (15). Borris Ball: Martin Monaghan (5), Michael O’Neill (12), Martin Guidera (13) & Declan Murphy (17) 38pts. Non GUI: L. Shinnors, H. Beaton, A. Beaton, W. Doyle.
Margaret Rossiter won the men’s Captain Seamus McGuinness’s prize to the ladies at New Ross GC. Results: 1 Margaret Rossiter (31), 71 nett; 2 Mary O’Leary (15), 69 nett; gross Mary Dowling (+1), 72; 3 Ger Mackay (13), 72 nett (last nine).
The Kilkenny & District League’s under-14s have had something of a mixed start to their 2013 Kennedy Cup campaign.
Derdimus is the place to be this Saturday as several trophy-hungry teams descend on the ground looking for silverware.
Garter Lane Arts Centre is thrilled to present Three x 3 by Andrea Spencer, Sean Campbell and Scott Benefield in the main gallery and I’m the Memory of Mannix F. by Ewa Fornal in the FOH Space. These stunning shows will open on June 6 at 6pm with special guest speaker Tony Hayes, Master Glass Maker at The Irish Handmade Glass Company.
RENOWNED guitarist Mark Anthony McGrath will play 6 and 13 string guitars at The Chapel, Borris House on June 8.
An AA poll of over 20,300 Irish motorists shows that almost 72% said they believed that the presence of Gardaí on the roads is less this year than it was last year.
Figures released from SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) yesterday show a decline of 22.5% in new car sales in May.
Barlo Nissan Kilkenny is delighted to announce their launch of Nissan’s latest addition to their award winning line up of products - the NISSAN GO.
Ford Ireland has announced upgraded versions of the Mondeo that will now offer CO2 emissions reduced by up to 8%, improved fuel efficiency, upgraded equipment levels on mid and high series. The attractive pricing structure starts at 23,950 euro.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
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