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All pix: Danny Lahart After taking a year off due to the Pandemic, 2021 saw the third annual Marble City Mile with entries in from nationwide and the day was marked by glorious sunshine to welcome the event back to its home in the Nore under Kilkenny Castle. Kilkenny has a long and proud tradition …

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BY Cois Céim and the Kilkenny Saturday walking group. Thanks to the recent work by Cartoon Saloon, Kilkenny has become known as the ‘Home of Film making’. Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon is a five-time Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy nominated animation studio formed by Paul Young, Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. From award-winning shorts …

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This month Barnstorm Theatre Company celebrate 30 years serving the people of Kilkenny In 1991 with the support of Margaret Cosgrave of Kilkenny County Council Arts Office and Barry Lynch of Ossory Youth Services Barnstorm first poked its head out. Since then: 135 productions! 3,000+ performances in local venues and in 56 venues nationwide! And …

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All images: Danny Lahart A strong finish by O’Louglin Gaels saw them overcome Dicksboro in UPMC Nolan Park on Sunday. The game started off at a lively pace and with marking being tight and time on the ball sparse, the quality of hurling to begin the game was hindered. A good ball worked well out …

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Two Kilkenny students have won top prizes in this year’s 67th Texaco Children’s Art Competition, the results of which were delayed until now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They were Rose Smyth (15) from Kilkenny College for her work entitled Woodwork Tools’ and Daniel McGing (6) from Bennettsbridge National School for his work entitled ‘House …

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Bishop Nulty confirms 400 Kilkenny Children in Mass Ceremony at Nowlan Park All pix: Danny Lahart It had all the appearances of an ordinary Thursday night on the Hebron road in Kilkenny. G.A.A. stewards lined the gates at the entrance to ‘Árdán de Grás’ stand at Nowlan Park. One would be forgiven in thinking that …

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Bishop Nulty confirms 400 Kilkenny Children in Mass Ceremony at Nowlan Park on Thursday, September 9th All pix: Danny Lahart

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR A 24th term in charge for BC Following Monday night’s County board meeting, it was announced that Brian Cody would again take charge of the Kilkenny senior hurling team for the 2022 season. PRO Paul Fitzgerald released the following statement after proceedings had finished. 13th September, 2021 Press Release – …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR McCormick & Kelly star in Croker victory Our intermediate camogs season ending in disappointment following Sunday’s defeat to Antrim in Croke Park, on a score line of 2-21 to 2-13. John Scott’s team headed to the Capital with victory in mind, but Antrim hadn’t read the Kilkenny script, and the …

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Camogie Season Review BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Camogs story a case of what might have been When John Scott’s side left the Croke Park stage on Sunday past, it brought to a close the inter-county camogie season. As the dust settles, the players and management teams will take stock and review what has gone …

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