Kilkenny News from The Kilkenny People
The Supreme Court has refused applications for injunctions stopping all in stream and near stream works on both the Ossory Pedestrian Bridge and the Kilkenny Central Access Scheme Bridge..
Showing incredible determination to succeed, a 24 year old Kilkenny city man lost over 12 stone in 18 months, got back competing in his favourite sport - kickboxing - and recently fought for his country in a Five Nations Title fight in Kent.
Maureen Hegarty celebrated her 93rd birthday on September 1, watched the All Ireland hurling final on television on Sunday and remains an independent spirit who spent a lifetime teaching in Kilkenny city where her students said, according to herself, she was a”Devil” over English grammar but was always fair.
Gardai are appealing to the public for assistance in location two cars which were stolen in the city last night.
Visitors to the city’s leading tourist attraction, Kilkenny Castle have increased significantly in the past 12 months confirming that the tourism industry is continuing to flourish.
Gardai are warning the public to keep their car keys secure following a number of thefts in recent days.
A male in his 20’s was arrested following a burglary in the Lintown area of the city at approximately 6.15am of Tuesday morning (September 16).
Local politicians who failed to be re-elected or retired following May’s local elections will share a payout of over half a million euro, receiving varying amounts depending on the length of time they spent in office.
Cocaine worth more than half a million euro was seized after gardaí stopped and searched a van in North Kilkenny over the weekend.
Works on new bridge in Kilkenny city remains suspended until Monday when Judge will make final decision on interim injunction
Work on a new bridges over the River Nore, under Greensbridge in Kilkenny city, as part of the Central Access Scheme (CAS), remains suspended.