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MRS MURPHY breaks the habit of a lifetime today. “All of my life I have admired young people and love their company but for the first time ever I am really disappointed with some of them who I feel are letting themselves and their families down badly. “As a young girl I loved to mix …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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