The Yesteryears series continued this week with an edition from April 19, 1968.
The edition reported that firms from the UK and Canada were combining this week to set up a textile factory in Castlecomer - which was set to create 60 jobs.
Kilkenny was invaded by knights once again, as 120 Knights of Malta took part in a first aid competition in the city.
Local Corporation tenants were also on the march - this time to City Hall for the annual rates meeting.
Thieves raided Kilkenny Golf Club, taking away £300 worth of drink as well as some cash.
The prompt response of local firemen saved a forest from being completely burnt out near Hugginstown.
And a Goresbridge landlady was fined £5 for having customers on her premises - just five minutes after closing time!