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By Jimmy Rhatigan IT WAS talented Derry-born entertainer Phil Coulter who penned a beautiful song called Scorn Not His Simplicity. We have a suggestion for the highly respected musician, songwriter and record producer. Why not consider a post-Pandemic called Scorn Not Their Complicity? And at the same time we ask the question: Where are the …

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OUR County Council Library Service will offer a new model of service delivery from June 8 as part of Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for Re-opening Society and Business. While library buildings have been closed to the public, staff has been busy developing new models of service delivery behind the scenes. Users will not …

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WITH Summer fast approaching and foreign holidays off the cards, hotels all over Kilkenny are gearing up to reopen on July 20. As properties all over the county start taking bookings, behind the scenes management and staff are busy implementing Health & Safety protocols in line with HSE and Irish Hotel Federation guidelines/ Kilkenny hotels …

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STUDENTS from Coláiste Éamann Rís, Callan scooped two awards for Kilkenny at the National Student Enterprise Programme Final. Nathan Ryan won first place at intermediate level in a new pilot competition My Entrepreneurial Journey. Nathan impressed judges with his imaginative account of his future life as a self-made businessman and his grasp of the likely …

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By Clair Whitty, Nartural Health Store, Market Cross DO YOU hear creaking or cracking sounds in your joints when you move about? This could be one of the first symptoms and sign of developing osteoarthritis. This creaking and joint cracking can be something you joke about at first. But don’t ignore it. Osteoarthritis is the most …

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TENSIONS are rising in the Green Party as councillors and many members have urged Catherine Martin to run for leadership. Current leader Eamonn Ryan was part of a previous government with Fianna Fáil and supported the bail out of banks and cut-backs on public transport, People Before Profit Councillor Adrienne Wallace reminded. Adrienne told The …

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A GARDEN Olympics, supported by Kilkenny and Carlow locals has raised €20,010 for our Good Shepherd Centre. The cash splash will help fund support services for families who use the Good Shepherd Centre. “To raise that sum is incredible,” centre manager Noel Sherry told The Kilkenny Observer. Sports heroes including Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody …

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By Jimmy Rhatigan MANY OF us are eating more grub than ever. Our invisible enemy Coronavirus has seen us promise to shop local when restrictions are lifted and a majority of us have had no choice but to shelve any holidays this year, a KCLR survey tells us. Our pockets and wallets are lighter than …

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