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PROTECTING Pound Dogs in Kilkenny and animal shelters across the country are struggling in the face of Covid-19. With the current restrictions in place the normal rate of adoption and rehoming is not taking place. Animal rescue centres have predicted a surge in returns of animals following lockdown and a spike in cat and dog litters. …

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WE ARE delighted that ESHRE has updated its guidelines which will enable patients to return to fertility treatment. Once the Irish government’s restrictions on movement are relaxed, we will be able to continue treatments and testing. We are making sure our clinics remain Covid-19-free and we already have strict protocols in place for carrying out treatments …

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PRESIDENT, Jack Kearns, Chairman, Robert Dowley and members of Iverk Show have decided to cancel this year’s show which was due to take place on August 22, 2020. Guided by the recommendations of the Government, HSE, Irish Shows’ Association and bearing in mind the health and safety of all our friends and patrons we felt …

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BACL BU popular demand, the Foodhall Café at Kilkenny Design Centre from April 29 with a wonderful takeaway service. From Wednesday to Sunday, Kilkenny Design Centre will be adapting their set-up in the Foodhall to offer a collection service through a hatch at the café entrance. The new takeaway only menu has all of your …

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By Jimmy Rhatigan THERE was a time in our country when a local Donkey Derby would arouse as much if not more interest than the Aintree Grand National. We kid you not. We are reeling in the years and roaming back to the 1950s and 1960s and when the aforementioned derbies, along with pongo, a …

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OUR CARVERY menu will be available on Sunday of this week. Would you like a nice luxurious treat for the bank holiday weekend? Our family would like to make your weekend by providing two lunches and desserts for one lucky couple. All you have to do is like and share our post and tell us …

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FASHION Designer & Educator Zoë Carol based in Thomastown is creating 100% Irish Linen face masks. These reusable and washable face masks are in Rose Cottage Studio from a double layer of 100% Irish linen. They are designed flat with a box pleat to shape around the face. The elastic is cord elastic providing comfort to the …

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THE Hoban Hotel is scheduled to re-open to the public on May 29, 2020 kick-starting the bank holiday weekend, should government policies allow. Until this time, we are accommodating guests for non-social and non-tourist reasons only. We look forward to welcoming our wonderful guests back soon. Take care, from all of The Hoban Hotel staff.

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WE ARE delighted to announce our new takeaway and collection service. Our opening hours are from Thursday 12noon to 4pm. The phone lines will be open from 10am each day. Please call 087-464 2187 to place your order and make payment. Collection will be from the Market Yard entrance of Kyteler’s Inn on the hours above. …

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