May 21, 2019
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A CRITICALLY-acclaimed county Kilkenny ‘glamping’ site has been named in a new list of Ireland’s ‘Coolest Campsites’. Legan Castle was singled out among the top 20 campsites in the country un a new guide published in the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine. The guide particularly highlights Legan Castle’s food offering, and it’s mouth-watering breakfast creations that […]
EIGHT public libraries located across Kilkenny city and county have benefitted significantly from a technology investment to support local people to learn and develop digital skills, Minister John Paul Phelan has said. Last July funding of over €8 million was approved by Minister for Community and Rural Development Michael Ring to invest in technology for […]
AN Independent local election candidate has criticised Minister John Paul Phelan’s recent announcement of a €200,000 package to encourage more women into politics, describing the measures as “too little, too late”. Trish Finegan, who is running in the Callan-Thomastown electoral area, said: “As a female candidate running in a rural area and as an Independent […]
TWO Independent local election candidates in the Callan-Thomas electoral area have joined forces. John Kelly and Trish Finegan have agreed a voting pact, asking their supporters to give their number two votes to the other candidate. In a joint statement, the candidates highlighted their common goals. These include “advocating for more resources for rural communities” […]