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KILKENNY Tourism has welcomed the Government’s announcement that outdoor attractions can re-open at the end of the month. But their announcement has come amid concerns raised about large crowds of people gathering in the City’s Castle Park and leaving litter strewn all over the hugely popular amenity. There were also reports of littering at other …

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WE all know that feeling when, in bed, we lift our eyes from Facebook or Insta and see that it’s well past the hour for beauty sleep. We may argue that it’s the only time we get to ourselves, especially with the pandemic having everyone in the family under each other’s feet 24/7. Scientists call …

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With Cois Céim And The Saturday Walkers Group Kilkenny Edited and compiled by: Gerry Cody Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin on 28th May 1779. His father came from Kerry, while his mother Anastasia Codd came from Wexford. He had two younger sisters. From an early age Moore showed an interest …

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Claire, Lee and Darragh O'Sullivan Catherine and Jim Corcoran and their dog Betsy Brendan Norris and Brid Murray Jade, Damien and Ciara Gleeson Keith, Rebecca, Carley and Abbey Murphy Dominic and Yaelle visiting Kilkenny Murty Bambrick, Tommy Wall, Pat Wall, Kathleen Wall and Pat Cody Michael, Conor, Charlotte, Emily, Juliette, Deirdre, Sinead and Alice enjoying ...
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SINGAPORE will also allow passengers traveling to the island state to share pre-departure Covid-19 test results with airlines and immigration staff upon arrival Ising the IATA Travel Pass using from May as the south east Asian nation takes steps to reopen its borders. “As we work to safely rebuild the Changi air hub, we will …

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By Fionn Davenport ittn.ie     THE Island of Malta will start welcoming vaccinated tourists to the island from June 1, it was announced by the Malta Tourism Authority. Restriction-free entry will be granted to fully vaccinated visitors, but only on presentation of proof that they have been vaccinated at least 10 days before arriving into …

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By: Sinéad Blanchfield Music Development Officer, Music Generation Kilkenny   E: sinead.blanchfield@ kilkennycarlowetb.ie   Music Generation Kilkenny is forging forward in 2021 with a great line-up of programmes and events across schools and the community in Kilkenny City and County The mission of Music Generation is to transform the lives of children and young people by giving …

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THE story of Kilkenny hurler Eoin Larkin was celebrated in the opening programme of Season 19 of Laochra Gael which returned toTG4 on Thursday, March 25. Hurling has been at the core of Eoin Larkin’s life since he was a boy. And the game was vital in maintaining Larkin’s bond with his father after his …

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With the clocks going forward and the evenings getting brighter, it’s important to consider the time you go to bed rather than the time you wake-up. Common sense tells us that, if you’re going to bed at the same time but just waking up earlier, you will end up being tired. Instead, going to bed …

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The Kilkenny Observer Newspaper would like to thank Cois Céim, The Saturday Walkers group, and The Library of The Kilkenny Archaeological society for this information. THE Siege of Kilkenny was the isolation and capture of the fortified capital of the Irish Confederates by the New Model Army of the English Parliamentarians in March 1650 during the conquest of Ireland …

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