December 8, 2022
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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SAVOUR Kilkenny is going Green. The Savour Festival – in conjunction with Kilkenny County Council and Clean Technology Centre – has adopted green initiatives this year that will minimise environmental impacts through waste minimisation and also increase environmental awareness for stall holders and festival goers. The Environment Section of Kilkenny County
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CALLAN is one of six towns across the country that have been selected for a new national scheme to encourage more people to live in rural town centres. The Co Kilkenny town, along with Cappoquin in Co Waterford, Boyle in Roscommon, Ballinrobe in Mayo, Banagher in Offaly and Castleblaney in Monaghan have received funding of […]
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BISHOP Dermot Farrell led tributes to his predecessor, the Emeritas Bishop of Ossary Laurence Forristal, who died peacefully following a long illness earlier this month. Bishop Forristal passed away on October 10 at St Luke’s Hospital. He is survived by his sisters Kathleen, Nan and Mary, brother-in-law Eamon, sisters-in-law Maureen and Geraldine, nephews, nieces and […]
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AN army of more than 30 fire fighters battled the blaze that was almost completely destroyed Kilkenny’s historic Bridge House. And the survival of what remains of one of the city’s best loved buildings is largely thanks to their heroic efforts. The alarm was raised on the morning of Wednesday, October 10, shortly after the […]
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A KILKENNY father-of-five who pleaded guilty to stabbing his nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Tadhg Butler (37), pictured above, with an address at Seafield House, Tramore, Co Waterford pleaded guilty last July to the unlawful killing of 25-year-old Michael O’Dwyer on 10 January 2014. Sentencing Butler […]