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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX: DANNY LAHART Cats look to end Dub’s unbeaten run Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Saturday May 14th Parnell Park, 7pm Kilkenny will look to bounce back from their narrow defeat to Galway, when they take on Dublin in Parnell Park tomorrow evening (throw-in 7pm). The race to be …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX: DANNY LAHART Cats hang on to claim Leinster title in Carlow cracker O’Neills.com Leinster GAA U20 Hurling Championship Final Netwatch Cullen Park, Monday 9th May Kilkenny 1-13 Wexford 0-15 With the clock having reached 64 minutes, a sideline cut was sent in and around the house by Wexford …

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In early May 1922, nearly two months prior to the official beginning of the Civil War, Kilkenny anti-Treaty IRA units took over 15 buildings in Kilkenny City, most notably St Canice’s Cathedral and Kilkenny Castle. This week, The Kilkenny Observer in conjunction with Cois Céim and The Saturday Walkers group, take a closer look at …

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Darkness Into Light, the annual fundraising event organised by Pieta, who provide life-saving support services for those in suicidal distress and who have been bereaved through suicide, took place as the sun rose on Saturday May 7th, 2022. Darkness Into Light is a global movement dedicated to raising vital funds for Pieta’s life-saving services. Hosted …

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In a week that saw the passing of local actor Joe Cleere, former Watergate manager Ger Cody remembers the fun-loving Joe – He brought a unique, joyous presence to everything he was involved with – When former head honcho of Dreamstuff theatre group and Young Irish Film makers, Mike Kelly phones and says “let’s do …

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Carlow Institute is one of the largest Further Education providers in the South-East. We provide full-time courses to over 800 students at Level 5 and 6, with certification from four different awarding bodies: QQI, City and Guilds, ITEC and CIDESCO. We provide over 50 courses across a wide variety of areas of study, grouped into …

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By Ned Egan Well, a little tale about doctors. You know, those selfless fellas and gals who spend their lives slaving away in the interests of their flock {us, allegedly} – spending even more time worrying and panicking about our treasured health than would have the loving and caring J Stalin or A Hitler. I …

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BY JOHN ELLIS, FINANCIAL ADVISOR The cost of living in Ireland “isn’t a trend, it’s a crisis!”according to the all-Ireland research report recently published by The Foundation, a Belfast-based branding, design and digital marketing agency. The report was commissioned to examine the impact of the rising cost of living on shoppers’ behaviour and how this …

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BY CLAIR WHITTY It’s almost exam time which can be stressful for students, parents, and teachers. How are you coping? I know everyone is different and that some of you will sail through with flying colours. Either way you might be interested in these facts I read in a study done on 1,000 parents of …

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