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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Sash prevail as Shamrocks start to sizzle Following a pulsating weekend of knock-out action, the semi-final line-up for the St Canice’s Credit Union senior championship is now known. More about that later. O’Loughlin Gaels 2-19 Mullinavat 0-19 The weekend action began with the meeting of O’Loughlin Gaels and Mullinavat in …

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Words: Patrick Griffin Photos:Pat Shortall ‘Great thoughts are formed in silence’. Those words accurately capture the essence of a brand new collection of poetry and prose, ‘Much More Than Words’, launched at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny last Friday, at the beginning of Mental Health Week. The above quotation, author unknown, was reflected by Olivia O’Leary, …

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Photos: jbsphotos kilkenny St. Marys Day Care Centre is losing their much respected manager Mary Mason after seven years in the role. She brought great vitality, respect, and empathy to her role and will be fondly remembered by the clients, volunteers and committee. She was wished all the best for the future in a farewell …

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This week marks the 60th anniversary of the election to Dáil Eireann of Kilkenny man Seamus Pattison The Kilkenny Observer Newspaper takes a look at the life of Seamus Pattison. Politician, Trade Unionist, and Freeman of the city. Throughout his life, Seamus Pattison proved always to be a man of integrity and honour, upholding the …

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PHOTOGRAPHY: DANNY LAHART Knitted Together 2 ‘Meet and Greet’ at Kilkenny Farmers Market The Kilkenny Arts Office team were out and about on Thursday last, 30th September, for a ‘meet and greet’ at Kilkenny’s Farmers Market. Wrapping up the community art project entitled Knitted Together 2, knitters, crocheters and volunteers were on hand to showcase …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR An exciting Q/F awaits against holders Ballyhale Bennettsbridge were crowned league champions on Sunday, following a 3-point win over Clara at Nowlan Park. Building upon recent success at both junior and intermediate level, this was the Bridges first senior silverware since 1971 – some 50 years ago. Playing against the …

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By Fr Richard Scriven St Mary’s Cathedral Holy Water Fonts at St Mary’s Cathedral Bassett’s Kilkenny City and County (1884) describes the two Holy Water Fonts at the entrance door: “At the main entrance are two mammoth ocean shells, the gift of Naval Surgeon Daniel J Duigan, 1877. They are mounted on blocks of polished …

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Stathams shortlisted for two awards Stathams by Pembroke Kilkenny has launched its Autumn menu which is now available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Statham’s is proud to work with local producers and serve mouth-watering farm-to-fork meals, sweet treats, organic wines, delicious cocktails, and amazing Cloud Picker coffee. Newly appointed in June, Michelin-starred Executive Chef, Ken Harker, and his …

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St. John’s Parish Street League Finals Photography: Danny Lahart  

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