Kilkenny News from The Kilkenny People
Kilkenny hurling legend Pa Dillon has died.
The idea of the Mayor of Kilkenny City not living anywhere near Kilkenny City may become an entirely plausible one from next year onwards, but what implications will that have – and does it really matter at all?
St Brigid’s College in Callan is to receive a major refurbishment including the building of new specialist classrooms and facilities, following a €4.6 million investment from the Department of Education and Skills.
Local TD John McGuinness appeared before the Public Accounts Committee this morning to answer questions over his credibility and his ongoing chairmanship of that committee.
Kilkenny City’s new Central Access Scheme will obliterate an historic famine graveyard if it goes ahead, according to the director of Kilkenny Archaeology.
Local Fianna Fail TD and Public Accounts chairman John McGuinness may face a vote of confidence from his colleagues tomorrow (Thursday) when the PAC meets.
There will be no last-minute reprieve for two historic houses in the centre of Kilkenny City, which will be knocked down in the coming days to make way for the new Central Access Scheme.
THE Blue Knights, an international motorcycle club for policemen began a 10 day trip around Ireland this morning from Kilkenny. The 170 strong group includes officers from all over Europe and the US.
A NEW E3 million visitor centre in St Francis Abbey Brewery, Kilkenny was announced this morning. It will be put together by the same team that developed the Guinness Hope Store in Dublin which is the largest paid for visitor attraction in Ireland with 1.1 million people going through the door last year.