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BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR     REVIEW All-Ireland Series place bagged as Dubs beaten Leinster SHC Round 4: UPMC Nowlan Park Kilkenny 0-27 Dublin 0-21 Kilkenny ensure smooth progress to the All-Ireland series with a battling win over Dublin in UPMC Nowlan Park last Saturday. At the final whistle there was 6 points between …

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Now that we are into the busy summer season, GAA and Camogie Clubs in particular are busy with fundraising events as a whole range of events will take place across the county. Young Irelands GAA and Camogie Club in Gowran will be busy over the summer with a number of events planned, and the first …

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Kilkenny Floodlit Soccer League 22nd Awards night was held in Kytelers Inn on Thursday last. Winners and Runner up Trophies were presented in 7 competitions as well as Player of Year in Div 1, 2, and 3. Egans Bar were winners of the James Tynan Memorial Trophy for the League Championship and they were also …

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Words: Kilkenny Observer Photos: Pat Shortall Catholics around the world planned to pray a special Rosary on Saturday, May 13th to honour Our Lady of Fatima and to beg her to intervene in the world, to stop the growing spiral of sin, revolution and violence. The driving force behind the Worldwide Fatima Rosary on May …

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A fantastic concert was held at River Nore Music Academy honoring May 21st as World Day for Cultural Diversity! The air was filled with the melodies of different cultures, reminding us of the beauty in our diversity. River Nore would like to thank the brilliant artists who graced the stage and captured our hearts and …

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The Castlecomer Wellie Race Committee was recently recognized for their exceptional contributions to the community at a Civic Reception held in their honour held at Council Headquarters, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny. The event was attended by Elected Members of the Council and community members, who gathered to celebrate the committee’s remarkable achievements. The Castlecomer …

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Mayor of Kilkenny, Cllr David FitzGerald has said  the South East Technological  University  strategic plan is “very disappointing” from a Kilkenny perspective. Cllr FitzGerald was reacting to the SETU strategic plan which was officially launched in Kilkenny in the Tírlan offices in the Abbey Quarter on Monday. Mayor of Kilkenny Cllr David FitzGerald said Kilkenny was …

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BY JOHN FITZGERALD Part 1 The advent of cement streets and pathways made it easier to keep Kilkenny swept clean and to keep litter at bay. But it wasn’t so easy back in 1336 when things were decidedly rotten in Cat City. In that year, Gilbert Fort was Sovereign- or Mayor- of the town and …

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The Drama League of Ireland has a membership around Ireland, second only to the GAA A Kilkenny man has been elected as chairperson of The Amateur Drama League of Ireland. Edward Hayden, a proud Graignamanagh man was a very popular choice when the drama council met last week and voted for Mr Hayden to lead …

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FURTHERMORE  By Gerry Moran Question: where on High Street can you purchase a pint of milk or rather a litre of milk? Think about that for a moment or two. And the answer? You can’t! You can buy a pint of Guinness, a pint of Smithwicks, a pint of whatever you’re having yourself but you …

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