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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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JUST a limited lifting of Level 5 restrictions is expected when the Government announces its decisions, which come into effect on Easter Monday. On the advice of NPHET, it is understood there will merely be a tweaking of the current regulations, with no end in sight for pubs and hairdressers or other non essential retailers. …

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A UNIQUE collaboration between three local businesses marks the eagerly-awaited release of a new Kilkenny-produced whiskey. Ballykeefe Distillery, Ireland’s first eco-friendly family farm distillery, has launched its first pot still Irish whiskey. The distillery, which was built in 2016 and began production in 2017, has released for sale 350 bottles at Cask Strength and 700 …

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INLAND Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a ‘Why I love to fish’ video competition as part of Go Fishing Week, 2021. IFI is asking people in Kilkenny and nationwide to submit a short video of their fishing adventures and to tell them what fishing means to them. Entries are welcome from individuals or groups, fishing clubs, youth clubs, …

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THE Irish animated film Wolfwalkers has been nominated for an Oscar as best animated feature for the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards. Wolfwalkers was created by Kilkenny animation studio Cartoon Saloon. This is the fourth time that the studio has been nominated in this category and the movie is up against Onward, Over the Moon, A …

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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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KILKENNY native Kieran Conroy has been appointed Nestlé Country Manager for Ireland. Mr Conroy assumes responsibility for Nestlé Ireland’s operations and its comprehensive portfolio of products. The Trinity College graduate has more than20 years’ experience in the consumer goods and pharma sectors and has held a variety of senior management and leadership roles in Nestlé UK …

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