Posts in category

Features


LOCAL tourism bodies are hoping to entice domestic ‘staycationers’ back to Kilkenny City and county., as the roll-out of the vaccine gains pace, despite teething problems with supply. Kilkenny Tourism has launched #More to Explore, a multi-pronged campaign highlighting Kilkenny’s many unique tourism attractions, from outdoors activities and authentic experiences to family, couple, and group …

128

THE Civil Defence team in Kilkenny is to increase its 34 volunteers to 50 volunteers in 2021, as the demand for their services has increased in the 12 months of the pandemic. The purpose of the Civil Defence team is to be ready in an emergency to give support to the principle response agencies in …

117

Research by: Commandant Larry Scallan Compiled by: Gerry Cody   MORE OFFENSIVE ACTION FOLLOWS ARREST OF LEADING IRA MEMBERS The story of the Friary Street ambush starts in Delaney’s tailoring shop, in the Watergate area of Kilkenny, towards the end of 1920. A much depleted Brigade HQ staff meeting was taking place. The recent arrest …

341

PLANS to reboot its successful #MadeLocal campaign this summer are to go ahead, according to the Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI). The national agency says almost nine out of 10 retailers who took part in the campaign reported a rise in sales as a result of the nationwide promotion. The campaign was launched last …

120

DRINKING coffee during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioural problems later in life, according to new research. Researchers analysed thousands of brain scans of nine and 10-year-olds, and revealed changes in the brain structure of children exposed to caffeine while still in the womb. “These are sort of small effects …

108

Since the beginning of the current coronavirus crisis, people have been turning to nature to seek comfort. To feel the soil on their hands, finding ways to keep grounded while we wait for this moment to pass. Having been asked several times, why she launched a wildflower seeds business in the middle of a global …

185