Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-20 Bennettsbridge 2-17 Kilkenny hurling star TJ Reid, pictured above with his girlfriend, Miss Kilkenny 2017 Niamh de Brún, is elated after his beloved Ballyhale Shamrocks overcame a brave challenge from Bennetsbridge in a thrilling contest at Nowlan Park. Shamrocks opened with storm force and threatened to sweep their opponents aside, but the […]
KILKENNY will receive more than €600,000 in Government funding to help repair our storm-affected roads. The funding was confirmed by Junior Minister and Kilkenny TD John Paul Phelan (pictured above). Minister Phelan said: “Many of the regional and local roads in Kilkenny have suffered significant damage as a result of severe weather events and in […]
Finbar Wright will make a special guest appearance as The Watergate celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Gala Concert on Friday, November 16. Finbar performed at the opening concert for the theater back in 1993. RTE’s Mary Kennedy will MC on the night.
“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.
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 […]
SMOKING was rampant among the poorest adults who died in the Irish famine – and it caused serious tooth decay. A new study carried out on the teeth of 363 impoverished Irish men and women who died in the Kilkenny Union Workhouse from 1847 and 1851 showed shockingly poor oral health among the famine victims. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]