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Barretstown families host ‘Avonmore big picnic’ in Kilkenny

Kilkenny families, the Delahunty’s and the Olsen’s, are hosting an ‘Avonmore Big Picnic’ to raise much needed funds for Barretstown and help families with children recovering from serious illness.

Former Advertiser columnist and farming broadcaster dies

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A wonderful, warm and intelligent journalist/farmer passed away last week, leaving thousands of people who knew him saddened and in mourning following his loss.

In the end the Mayos didn’t say much

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In the early 1990s the Mayos in Galway were getting so uppity that it was decided that action would be taken. It is believed that Seamus Keating, the legendary Galway city and county manager, and a Tipperary man to boot, was never slow in taking the hard decision. Exasperated by the controls exerted by the Mayos, their prestigious positions in all walks of life in the city, their swagger about the place, and the whingeing by the few Galwegians left on his staff at the unfairness of it all, one day he pressed the red button on his desk.

All fairways lead to Glasson for St Patricks Day

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Glasson Hotel and the members of Glasson Golf Club are delighted to announce they are hosting a St Patrick’s Day charity fundraiser, and this year all proceeds will go to support the work of the Midlands Simon Community and their efforts to end homelessness right across the region.

An appreciation — the late Dixie Brennan

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Bad news travels fast, and when the sad news came last Monday that another ‘Butt’s’ gentleman had passed on, my thoughts immediately flashed back to the Water Barracks, Larry Dowling's (now the Black Cat), Rings – Cards – Darts – and mighty craic – Yes the late great Dixie (Seamus) Brennan was a major part of that era and how we all enjoyed those wonderful times.

Driver and transport company in court following fatal crash

Nolan Transport and the driver of the vehicle that was involved in an accident that killed two young mothers near Thomastown in July of last year appeared before Kilkenny District Court on Monday.

Galway man named Carer of the Year

A dedicated Galway-based husband and father was named on Saturday as Carer of the Year at the National Carer ceremony.

Cats fighting fit for Sunday’s NHL final

The Cats have confirmed star players Noel Hickey and James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick are fit and ready for this Sunday’s division 1 final clash against Tipperary.

St Joseph’s set for glory in cross country championships

Round one of the county Kilkenny cross-country championships was held in Ballycurran Cross on Sunday. The course, well marked out by officials from host club, St Joseph’s, was in good condition despite the heavy overnight rain. The weather was good and so were the results for St Joseph’s. Thirteen points from victory with boys under 10 and under 16 and girls under 18 combined with second place for teams in boys under 12 and under 14 set them up with a good chance to re-capture the juvenile shield which Kilkenny City Harriers have held for the last couple of years. Aughavillar is currently in second place with ten points but as they have a lack of athletes in the older age groups it would seem that they have a lot to do to catch St Joseph’s.

Bryan announces bid for IFA presidency

A Kilkenny man is to run for the presidency of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) later this year.


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