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BT Ireland is delighted to announce the return of the virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) in January 2022 and is calling on Kilkenny students to get their thinking caps on. For the second consecutive year, Europe’s largest national Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) event will be a virtual affair taking place …

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Sometimes the only way to move forward is by stepping back. Anxiety and depression are, as we have already discussed, very frequently linked to the flight-fight-freeze response. Often they are the subconscious way of dealing with perceived danger. We’ve all done it. Altered a walking or jogging route because we were confronted by an angry …

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DEPUTY Principal and Art teacher Siona Nic Eoin, Colaiste Pobail Osrai, is pictured with Tomm Moore, Director Cartoon Saloon, Liselott Olofsson, artist and teacher Gaelscoil Osrai and students Stephanie Nic Giolla Phadraig and Ryan O Griofa, from Colaiste Pobail Osraí, discussing the collaborative ‘Creative Clusters’ project in conjunction with the Arts, Heritage and Culture through …

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A KILKENNY doctor who shot to worldwide fame after he testified in the George Floyd case has been hailed as “one of the best legal experts I have ever seen” by a top US trial lawyer. Pulmonologist Dr Martin Tobin, 69, (pictured) gave evidence for the prosecution that police office Derek Chauvin had, “beyond doubt”, caused …

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HOUSEHOLDERS in Kilkenny recycled 51,000 more batteries through retailers last year than in 2019, new figures show. Data from WEEE Ireland reveals that environmentally-conscious consumers in the county brought 135,400 used batteries — 3.4 tonnes — back to supermarkets, hardware and electronic stores in 2020. That was a rise of 50,800 on the 84,600 prevented …

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By JOHN ELLIS Financial Advisor   THE money you earn pays for almost everything you have, mortgage, gas, electric, phone, food, children’s education, car, holidays, insurance, pension, home repairs, the list goes on. You probably don’t think twice about insuring your home, car or healthcare but what about your income? Thirty-six percent of those recently …

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HERE are some wine and spaghetti pairings that will leave everyone happy enough to sing Puccini around the dinner table. Spaghetti Bolognese (Spaghetti and Meatballs) Wine pairing: Chianti Why it works: There is absolutely no reason to get too complicated when it comes to spaghetti and meatballs. It’s a quintessential Italian dish, so go with …

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins Serves 4 Pasta, sauce, and sausages, what could be a better combination? The sausage meat adds great flavour to a simple dish Ingredients 6 good-quality sausages , skins removed 1 tsp fennel seed 250g pack mushroom, sliced 150ml red wine (optional) 660g jar tomato pasta sauce (we used Loyd …

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins plus marinating Serves 4 Flavoured with honey, hoisin sauce and Chinese five-spice, this one-pan chicken dish makes a cheap and easy midweek family meal Ingredients 8 chicken thighs, skin on and bone in 4 tbsp hoisin sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp clear honey 1 ½ tsp Chinese …

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“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them.” Edited and compiled by: Gerry Cody All photos: jbs photos Kilkenny These words are from the pen of poet Robert …

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