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BARNADOS children’s charity has launched The Big Toddle for Barnardos 2020. Since it began nearly half a million toddlers,  including 1,277 in Kilkenny, have toddled over 300,000 kilometres  to raise funds for vulnerable children their own age. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Barnardos is calling on families to ‘Toddle at Home’ for Barnardos, where parents and toddlers can take part in in the comfort and safety of their …

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A COLLECTION of medals won by a GAA star who won hurling and Gaelic Football medals for his county got top price of €28,500 at a Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers timed sale. The Incredible Leonard McGrath Galway Dual; Star GAA Collection attracted huge attention at the sale which realised over €120,000 on the hammer and 85% …

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A HUGE well done to our brilliant volunteer Majella O’Neill for completing her fundraiser Castle to Castle Lockdown Walk for Cois Nore in which she has walked a massive 137km in 10 days. Majella has raised €2,420 so far for Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre. You can still donate to Majella’s fundraiser and follow her …

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WITH SO much doom and gloom in the air, many people are considering worst-case scenarios and wondering how they would cope if they lost their job, or whether they can afford to fall ill in the current environment. Income protection insurance – which provides a replacement income if you’re unable to work due to sickness …

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Professional Polish Painters Painting & Decorating 085-1198925 or 087-0676056 Coming back May 18  Free quotation and advice At Professional Polish Painters we know that finding the right team for your painting project can be overwhelming. With our professionals by your side, the process will be easy and convenient — leaving you time for what matters …

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By Clair Whitty DO YOU have pains and stiffness in muscles that you didn’t know you had? Maybe you have overdone it in the garden. Or you’re sore from sitting on chairs that weren’t designed to be sat on for hours. Are you feeling tense and wound up? You might need some extra magnesium. Not …

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The following is Newpark Hotels new menu for this Sunday’s carvery special.

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LOCATED at the heart of the marble city on High Street Kilkenny, G.L Ryan Jewellers, are celebrating an amazing 75 years in business. This family-owned business is run by Dermot Ryan who is the third generation at the helm. While their doors are currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions Dermot is still working hard behind …

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DOYLE Concrete phone lines are still very busy throughout the day as all lines are diverted to Hugginstown. If you don’t get through I apologise but please bear with me and try again later. Please note change of opening hours, Monday to Friday 9.30 -16.30, Closed Saturday and Sunday. Due to Covid-19 lockdown our premises …

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GOLFERS in Kilkenny and the South East are set to swing into action after a period of quiet to the Cononavirus. The first stage of the Government’s Covid-19 exit plan looks set to see golf courses open again, which means golfers are already dusting down their clubs in anticipation of a May 18 re-opening. Kilkenny …

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