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AMBER Women’s Refuge, led by Siobhan McQuillan (Art Therapist) and Relief Worker, initiated a Star Weaving project in Kilkenny in December 2019 with the aim to raise awareness and provide information about Domestic Violence. The One Million Stars to End Violence project began in Australia in 2012 as a response to the rape and murder …

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OVER THE past 40 years of business Curtains Direct and their dedicated team have worked closely with commercial and domestic clients all over Ireland. The business supplies and installs curtains, blinds, soft furnishings and furniture to the healthcare, hospitality and educational sector as well as the domestic market. Director Breda Leahy had been thinking over …

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ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, is calling on the incoming Government to implement long term supports for older people who have been impacted financially by Covid-19. The organisation has seen an increase in calls from older people who are experiencing financial difficulties and issues with pensions, housing and security of tenure as the pandemic …

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Golden Egg Holistic is a centre of excellence for Diploma and Post Graduate Holistic Therapy Training and classes. www.goldeneggholistic.com Email: info@goldeneggholistic.com

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A 15 year old student of Presentation, Kilkenny has penned a beautiful poem to a granny she loves dearly. Stephanie Dunne wrote the poem as part of her homework for her English teacher. The verses are all about the Coronavirus with her granny in mind. Stephanie was busy studying for her Junior Certificate which she …

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Dear Editor, WHILE I understand the position of the teachers, I also understand the position of parents and students. An indemnity by the Department of Education to teachers will not in my opinion provide sufficient protection to teachers as teachers. First of all it is not an indemnity it’s a guarantee that the State (taxpayer) …

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ARE YOU working in retail or do you know someone who is working in retail who deserves a treat on Sunday. Newpark Hotel has a luxurious takeout Sunday lunch and dessert for two people. To enter please like, share and name the person who you think is deserving of this special treat. Competition closes on …

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FAMILY Carers Ireland, Carlow/Kilkenny Resource Centre has pleased announced a new free online counselling service to family carers funded through the Dormant Account Fund administered by Pobal. The service was set up in recognition that family carers often live with higher levels of anxiety, depression and stress than the general population. A recent study reveals …

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By Jimmy Rhatigan AS IF our hard-working people don’t have enough pressure on them already with the Covid-19 pandemic and the losses of a record number of jobs, vultures are already circling to pick at the bones of Irish home owners, including those who may have been hit by or gripped in fear by the …

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