Peak in demand for up to 150 workspaces across Kilkenny’s remote hot desk network
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by Munster Express
7M ago
Glenmore and Piltown among rural locations offering work/life balance benefits New data shows that demand for Kilkenny’s six rural Connected Hubs and its five established Business Centres has increased as a growing number of professionals are now hot desking while remote working two to three days a week – and enjoying a far greater work/life balance. More than four out of ten homes sold in the city and county in recent months were bought by people with addresses outside of Kilkenny. One agent in the city revealed that 46% of buyers of large, detached family homes in a new estate on the edge of ..read more
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Rockwell College
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by Munster Express
8M ago
Pioneering Co-Educational Boarding in Ireland in 2023  Bringing Excellence, Tradition, and Innovation Together  In a groundbreaking stride, Rockwell College stands as the first and only co-educational Catholic boarding school in Ireland, marking an exciting milestone in its history. Nestled on a sprawling 100-acre campus in Co. Tipperary, Rockwell College has been a beacon of academic brilliance and holistic development. Now, in its first year of co-education in 2023, it welcomes girl boarders, transforming the educational landscape. Traditionally, girl boarders at Rockwell College ..read more
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Armagh city – a Georgian gem
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by Munster Express
8M ago
  Armagh city proved to be a great surprise as a place to visit. We have been a number of times across the border, but not Armagh, which was recommended for its important history. It might have an image of Cathedrals and prayer, given that it’s known as the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland, as well as having had its share of political and violent troubles in past generations. The latter has led to major investment with its architectural glories restored with post-peace dividend funding. As a settlement, Armagh dates back to the 5th century and St. Patrick, who was granted land for a chu ..read more
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The Blame . . and How to Avoid it
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by Munster Express
9M ago
Waterford Youth Arts in association with Garter Lane Arts Centre presents The Blame . . and How to Avoid it Written by Waterford Youth Arts and Liam Meagher Directed by Liam Meagher Following from the success last summer of I’m just a Girl, wtf would I know, director and playwright Liam Meagher returns to collaborate with the young theatre makers of Waterford Youth Arts to bring to the stage a riotous new play, fun for everyone. This year’s annual Youth Theatre summer project produced with the support of Garter Lane Arts Centre concludes a summer of rehearsals an ..read more
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All Curious Minds plus everything you need to know
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by Munster Express
9M ago
ALL TOGETHER NOW Bank Holiday Weekend Aug 4th – Aug 6th, 2023 Curraghmore Estate, County Waterford, Ireland All Together Now welcomes back, for its latest iteration, the All Curious Minds tent, the festival’s very own cultural enclave, situated on the lawns of Curraghmore House. Where previously it hosted some lastingly memorable exchanges with such speakers/performers as Patti Smith, Ólafur Arnalds, Claire Keegan, the family of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, John Grant, Panti Bliss, Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National, Will Self, and the cast of The Young Offenders, this year’s gathe ..read more
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New Game of Thrones Studio Tour costume display is launched in Northern Ireland by screen star Indira Varma
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by Munster Express
9M ago
A new display of Game of Thrones costumes celebrating the kingdom of Dorne has launched at Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland. The display was launched by Game of Thrones star Indira Varma and included costumes worn by the actor and her screen daughters, Obara, Nymeria and Tyene (the Sand Snakes), a Martell Guard, and an impressive life-size prancing horse created by the show’s SFX experts. Varma also handed over her famous cuff-dagger – designed by Weapons Master Tommy Dunne – to the Studio Tour for permanent display among hundreds of other must-see props, more than 140 ..read more
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Traffic island “mess” at ‘top of the town’ must be removed urgently, says Cllr Kelly
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by Munster Express
9M ago
Independent representative Joe Kelly has called on Waterford City & County Council to remove the traffic ‘island’ at the junction of Newgate Street and Stephen Street/Browns Lane. Cllr Kelly explained how “the traffic island and traffic lights were put in as part of a rerouting of traffic as part of the planned redevelopment of the old Kiely’s Bottling Company site and the overall New Street Development Project. However, we all know that development never progressed and therefore the traffic system is not warranted or needed now,” he says. He described how “the change of flow away from New ..read more
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All Together Now announce brand new app plus early entry passes, camping & travel info
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by Munster Express
9M ago
ALL TOGETHER NOW Bank Holiday Weekend Aug 4th – Aug 6th, 2023 Curraghmore Estate, County Waterford, Ireland ** EARLY ENTRY PASSES ** ** BRAND NEW APP ** ** SEANCHOÍCHE   ** ** AVA IN THE WOODS ** ** THE LAST CITY ** ** BOUTIQUE & PRE-PITCHED CAMPING ** ** BUS ÉIREANN ** All Together Now brings you 18 stages of music, art, theatre, spoken word, comedy and feasts of food, with plenty more hidden gems set in the gorgeous grounds of Curraghmore House, Waterford for the August Bank Holiday Weekend. We’ve already announced some spectacular heavy hitters from our music lineup including  ..read more
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National Hunt Racing Resumes
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by Munster Express
9M ago
Following a near two-week break, the national hunt season resumed on Tuesday of last week at Tipperary. There was an eight-race card at the ‘Junction’ venue and the Philip Fenton- trained Good As Hell won the featured Tipperary Town Plate Handicap Chase. The eight-year-old mare Good As Hell atoned for unseating at the final fence when virtually guaranteed of success on her previous start at Wexford in late June by leading from after two out with Bran Hayes and then asserting in the closing stages to see off Jack Holiday by an increasing eight lengths. The James Moran-owned Good As Hell was inc ..read more
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Beat is 20 years in broadcasting
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by Munster Express
9M ago
Beat, “on a high” after the latest listenership figures, celebrated its 20th anniversary at Coach House in Kilmacthomas. Stilt walker VJ (at back) greeted staff, past and present, and guests. Garrett FitzGerald Photography Every year at exactly 1:02pm on July 1st, Beat plays the iconic noughties track ‘Beautiful Day’ by U2, as a nostalgic nod to the moment the regional radio station went live in 2003 from state-of-the-art studios in Ardkeen, Waterford city. Fast forward two decades to the present where the multi-platform radio station is fresh from marking its 20th birthday wi ..read more
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