Pictures: After almost 200 years, volunteers still Iverk Show's greatest strength
Kilkenny People
by Sam Matthews
48m ago
Following a very successful Iverk Show last year, after an absence of two years, the show members gathered for their Annual General Meeting in buoyant mood. The huge attendance was welcomed, congratulated, and thanked by outgoing chairman Robert Dowley. “The strength of the Iverk Show is in its volu ..read more
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The John Prine celebration show set to wow Kilkenny audience
Kilkenny People
by Mary Cody
48m ago
When John Prine passed as a result of Covid in April 2020 the world was bereft at the loss of a multi Grammy award winner revered by many as one of the foremost American country/folk singer songwriters of our time. The grief felt by fans across the world after John passed was testament to the deep c ..read more
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Gardaí appeal to public for information following Kilkenny burglary
Kilkenny People
by Mary Cody
2h ago
Gardaí  are investigating a break in at a house in Ballyragget and are appealing to the public for assistance. The break in took place at Byrne’s Grove between Tuesday, January 31 and Thursday, February 2. A panel on the front door was kicked in to gain access.  Gardaí are asking who was in the are ..read more
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ALERT: Batches of chicken products recalled in Kilkenny due to salmonella fears
Kilkenny People
by Mary MCFadden
3h ago
Further batches of raw chicken products possibly contaminated with salmonella are being recalled in Kilkenny and across Ireland.  According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), Western Brand is undertaking a precautionary recall of further batches including small chickens, mini fillets an ..read more
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Top ten things to do in Kilkenny this spring - click for list!
Kilkenny People
by Christopher Dunne
5h ago
TAP '>' ARROW ABOVE FOR NEXT ACTIVITY  #1) Hawkeye School of Falconry at Lyrath Estate Meet John & Caroline, Lyrath Estate Falconers, and owners of the Hawkeye School of Falconry. This small family run centre provides a range of memorable falconry experiences, including Hawk Walks (by appointment on ..read more
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Beautiful gem of a property overlooking the River Nore in Kilkenny for sale - see inside!
Kilkenny People
by Christopher Dunne
5h ago
TAP '>' ARROW ABOVE FOR NEXT PIC  River Cottage and Studio, Rathsnagadan, Inistioge, Kilkenny ASKING PRICE: €495,000 River Cottage & Studio are nestled deep in the Nore Valley an area noted for its outstanding natural beauty, it offers a unique opportunity to acquire an architectural gem in South Co ..read more
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Community near Kilkenny borde welcomes removal of comms mast
Kilkenny People
by Sam Matthews
5h ago
A community near Kilkenny's border with Laois is celebrating after a communications mast deemed 'an eyesore' was removed. Durrow Development Forum have confirmed that Cignal (Cellnex) have delivered on their commitment to remove the mast installed in March 2019. The group says this was the result of ..read more
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80 bags of rubbish collected in rural Kilkenny clean up
Kilkenny People
by Sian Moloughney
7h ago
There was a terrific turnout as more than 60 volunteers gathered at Coolagh Church carpark, in South Kilkenny, to rid the country roadsides of a ‘mind boggling’ amount of unsightly rubbish. Refuse including bottles, cans, fast food leftovers, children’s nappies, tyres, and more were taken off the ro ..read more
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Man avoids jail for verbally abusing Kilkenny gardaí
Kilkenny People
by Sian Moloughney
10h ago
A suspended prison sentence has been handed down to a man for whom community service had not had the desired effect. Before Kilkenny District Court was Joe McLoughin, Cleenagh, Ballymagan, Buncrana, Donegal. He was charged with being intoxicated in public and with using threatening, abusive and insu ..read more
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Kilkenny road users urged to ‘stay safe’ this first St Brigid’s Bank Holiday Weekend
Kilkenny People
by Mary Cody
10h ago
Gardaí and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) are appealing to all road users to continue to demonstrate that public solidarity and ‘Stay Safe’ this St Brigid’s Bank Holiday Weekend. This weekend is a new bank holiday weekend introduced by the Government in recognition of the public’s response and soli ..read more
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