Kilkenny News from The Kilkenny People
Kilkenny County Councillors have voted not to cut the rate of property tax - but maintain it for 2015.
Henry Shefflin may have ten senior All Ireland medals after Saturday’s All Ireland final replay and they may have changed his name to “Ten”ry Shefflin but there are two other hurlers at his heels, with nine senior medals, JJ Delaney and Tommy Walsh.
Kilkenny Rugby Club held a Gala evening with Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll at Cillin Hill last Saturday - riasing funds for future developments at the club’s grounds on the Waterford Road.
Kilkenny’s long-awaited hurling monument will now measure over 15 feet in height following a design re-think – but the cost has grown also.
Two popular Kilkenny restaurants - Campagne in Kilkenny City and the Lady Helen at Mount Juliet Hotel, Thomastown - have retained their Michelin Star status in the new Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2015 just published.
Local councillors are facing a dilemma on Monday when they will decide whether or not to slash services or implement an increase in the Local Property Tax (LPT).
A film starring Kilkenny’s own Rory Fleck-Byrne is currently being shot at locations around the city and county.
Dr Donagh unhappy there is no black and amber flag flying on top of Kilkenny Castle for the All Ireland replay
The absence of a Kilkenny flag on the city and county’s most important and best known landmark is the wrong message to send out to Brian Cody and his men before they do battle with Tipperary on Saturday in the All Ireland senior hurling final replay.
Kilkenny tasted All Ireland glory at the National Ploughing Championships yesterday (Tuesday). Glenmore man, Thomas Hartley won the intermediate class.
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..