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The Kilkenny Involvement Centre and Recovery College South East have produced a wonderful anthology of poetry and prose. ‘White Twine and old suitcases’ comprises of 128 pages and 60 authors and is complemented by some wonderful photos and artwork by TASK camera club. It is printed by Modern Printers. It is definitely recommended reading for …

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Pics by Gary Blakely In 2023 it was decided by the National Executive of IUNVA that there would be planned events during the months of May to June 2024 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the ending of the Congo mission 1960-64, during which time twelve different units from the Defence Forces deployed. A …

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The Kilkenny great war memorial committee will host a commemoration ceremony at Mac Donagh junction this Sunday June 9. The event will be held to remember all those who fought , died and survived in World War ll. In particular, it will commemorate D Day, the name that was given to the June 6, 1944, …

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Words: Stephen Patterson Photos: Pat Shortall The Kilkenny Involvement Centre and The Recovery College South East recently launched their book of poetry and prose, ‘White Twine and Old Suitcases’, at Butler House, Kilkenny. The beautiful 120 page anthology, with 60 contributors, is complemented by photos and artwork from the T.A.S.K camera club. This is the …

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Gowran Little Theatre is bustling with activity as they gear up for their highly anticipated production, “An Evening of One Acts and Monologues,” set to grace the stage of Gowran Parish Hall on June 7th and 8th. Under the expert guidance of directors Michael Hayes and Peter Madden, the atmosphere is charged with excitement and …

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By Stephen Patterson Photos: jbs photos kilkenny If you can think back to last Tuesday, you will remember that the weather was very inclement. A wet miserable May day. Kilkenny folk had heeded the forecast by the good people of Met Eireann and jackets and umbrellas were the fashion of the day. However, if you …

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Photos by Pat Shortall It was a very special occasion last week for members of Clara ICA. A celebration, with a dinner at The Clubhouse hotel and a mass celebrated by Fr Willie Purcell saw the guild reflect on a wonderful history as they celebrated 70 years in existence. In attendance at the dinner was …

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While it is true that there have been many forms of drag, both private and public, since earliest times, as a form of modern entertainment drag in recent years has developed into a phenomenon which is now a world-wide multi-million pound entertainment industry in itself. And it is about to show itself in all its …

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Carlow Little Theatre Society are delighted to present Neil Simon’s classic and brilliant comedy ‘The Odd Couple’, in the George Bernard Shaw Theatre at the VISUAL Centre in Carlow later this month, from May 23rd to 26th. Set in 1960’s New York, Felix Ungar is thrown out by his wife and his recently divorced poker …

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A Disney Spectacular, Cinema Favourites, and Classical Masterpieces next weekend, anyone?? Marble City Music Festival is on in St. Mary’s Cathedral next Friday 17th – Sunday 19th May. With the last tickets available (the 2023 Festival was completely sold-out), do not miss out on this opportunity to hear incredible musicians performing some of the music …

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