Kilkenny News from The Kilkenny People
Miss Saigon, the wonderful musical which will be staged in the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny from Sunday
‘No one expects to be writing a victim impact statement about the death of a loved one at 2am some morning. No one would like to go there, it is just too horrific,’ said John Whelan, the brother of Sharon who was murdered along with her two young children - Zarah and Nadia on Christmas morning 2008.
Staff and customer at Kyteler’s Inn on Kieran Street are celebrating after being crowned the Best Tourist Bar in the country at a prestigious awards ceremony in Dublin last night.
13 hardy souls braved the elements on Monday night and camped out outside the Town Hall to raise awareness and money for the homeless in the city and county.
Glanbia Plc, the Kilkenny global performance nutrition and ingredients Group, has announced that Chairman, Liam Herlihy, has informed the Board that he intends to retire as Chairman and as Director at the conclusion of the AGM in May of next year. Mr Herlihy from West Waterford joined the Board in 1997 and was appointed Vice Chairman in 2001 and Chairman in 2008.
A tidy parcel of good quality land, 25 acres, at Dundaryark, Danesfort, a few miles from Kilkenny city sold recently under the hammer for a very strong price of €505,000 or €20,200 per acre .
One swan was killed and a second badly injured in an attack over the weekend.
A feast of music and song accompanied the launch of the 17th Annual Kilkenny Music Festival which will feature a range of Choral, Vocal, Instrumental and Chamber Music competitions for thousands of young and older performers from March 10 to 15, 2015.
Talks have broken down between IT Carlow and Waterford IT regarding a proposed merger for a Technological University for the South-east.