February 17, 2020
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“LOCK up your garden sheds and garages.” That’s the message from Kilkenny gardai who confirmed they’ve received a number of reports regarding break-ins to garden sheds, garages and lock ups adjacent to dwellings over the past fortnight. The culprits are targeting tools, power tools, and gardening equipment.
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AN investigation has been launched following an alleged sexual assault of a woman in Kilkenny. It is understood the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 14, shortly before 2am near Freshford Road. A Garda spokesperson confirmed: “Gardaí are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a female that occurred on the 14th […]
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DINERS had to be evacuated from a restaurant in Kilkenny city after its kitchen caught fire last Saturday night. Fortunately no one was injured in the blaze, which broke out at the Butcher Restaurant on the Butterslip at around 7pm. Emergency services were called after a small fire broke out in the kitchen. Two units […]
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FINE Gael Junior Minsiter and Kilkenny TD John Paul Phelan has urged everyone in the city and county and the South East to vote for Michael D. Higgins in the presidential election this week. Minister Phelan said: “In supporting Michael D. Higgins, we acknowledge that over the last seven years he has been a model […]
Sport
KILKENNY camogie star Anne Dalton is set to to battle with Cork’s finest again – this time for the title of senior Player of the Year. Anne will face-off against two of Cork’s back-to-back All-Ireland champions Chloe Sigerson and Orla Cotter, who were also nominated for the Camogie Association/WGPA Players’ Player of the Year accolade. […]
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JUST four years ago, Bennettsbridge were a junior club. Now the Bridge are only one win away from their first Kilkenny senior hurling title since 1971. Bennettsbridge defeated 2013 and 2015 champions Clara in a 51-point thriller played out in Nowlan Park. The bookies couldn’t separate them, with both sides priced at even money before […]
Business
KILKENNY has slipped in the latest rankings issued by Irish Businesses Against Litter (IBAL). Down from a sixth-place position in the January survey, Kilkenny is now 16th. The report, prepared by An Taisce, singles out Kilkenny Castle and the train station for praise. High Street and approach roads to the city are also lauded. The […]
Business
KILKENNY food and nutrition giant Glanbia has agreed to buy SlimFast for a hefty €303m. SlimFast is a weight management and health and wellness brand, distributed primarily in the food, drug, mass and club (FDMC) channel in the United States and UK. Commenting on the Transaction, Glanbia Managing Director Siobhán Talbot (pictured above) said she […]
Business
THE Government’s proposal to hike Betting Tax by 100% will result in 43 job losses in Kilkenny, according to an analysis by the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA). Finance Minister Pascal Donohoe announced that betting tax will increase from 1% to 2% as part of next year’s budget. Based on its engagement with members since Budget […]