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HIGH STREET business woman Ann Ryan of RJ Ryan Electrical has celebrated a special birthday. The woman who for decades has been so kind to those who may have been going through bad times was delighted that so many of her friends called to wish her well. Saturday signalled 70 years and the daughter of …

By Jimmy Rhatigan FOR MILLIONS of people across the globe the Coronavirus Pandemic has been a bitter pill to swallow. But for a young local entrepreneur it is an ill wind that has given him a business opportunity and an avenue to helping families across urban and rural Kilkenny. Delivery Solutions is the brainchild of …

By Jimmy Rhatigan THERE may be half a century between a loving grandmother and a grandson but the close-knit pair have so much in common. Both are outgoing, quiet, very friendly and love a chat, especially with each other and from a recent chinwag has emerged a spark of brilliance that shows both in a …

By Jimmy Rhatigan SYMPATHY is the last thing that young Dicksboro will want following their disappointing senior hurling final showing against three-in-a-row champs Ballyhale Shamrocks. Sometimes it is better to shut your mouth rather than to open it and insert a foot. This is one of those occasions. The ‘Boro players will feel the hurt, …

By Jimmy Rhatigan TRUE LOVE is a doting mother cradling a baby on a sun-kissed morn’. There is hardly a greater bond than that of a mum and her wee son or daughter. It is apt that what is arguably our city’s most beautiful street plays host to the mothers and babies of our city …

By Eoin Everard Physiotherapy THERE’S nothing more frustrating than a bad night’s sleep. Next day its coffee and trying to feel good. There are simple things you can do to help you have more energy for sport, work and life. 1. Proactive How many people do you hear complaining of tiredness day-to-day? A lot, but …

By Jimmy Rhatigan IT MAY never nudge its sister off the world stage but early aficionados of the comparatively young craze called Footgolf are happy that it will find its niche. The game is already quite popular here. The first local club to be formed is Kilkenny Pococke Footgolf and the home course and main …

BLAS 2020 finalists shortlisted from Kilkenny across a range of categories are Callan Bacon, Natures Oils & Sauces and The Fig Tree Restaurant T&H Clarke Ltd on High Street. After the initial first round of judging, the top scoring products from a number of categories went through a second round of tasting, in Dingle and …

By Clair Whitty I GET asked this quite a lot. There are a number of reasons why you could be tired or fatigued and knowing the cause will help you find the best solution. Taking a look at what you eat is the place to start. Without a healthy diet you won’t have the nutrients, …

By Ger Cody FROM THE time Adam was running naked in Eden, the world has experienced pandemics and plagues. So if you thought that our Covid crisis was a new phenomenon, consider this list of pestilences that spread the fear of the Almighty across the world: The Spanish Flu (1918), HIV pandemic (1981), Smallpox (Yugoslavia …