Search Results for 'John Purcell'

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Westmeath companies encouraged to apply to €500,000 training fund

Private sector companies in Westmeath are being encouraged to apply to a new training fund, announced this week by Skillnets, the national training and upskilling body. The €500,000 fund is open for applications until April 30.

No joy for Westmeath clubs in Leinster championship

Last weekend saw no fewer than three Westmeath clubs in action in the Leinster club championship but unfortunately all three came up against better opposition and duly bowed out of contention.

Council cuts rates to boost local business

Businesses in Kilkenny received a major boost this week, as the borough council announced a 1.8 per cent reduction in its commercial rates as outlined in the 2012 draft budget.

Huge economic boost for city as record numbers feast in Kilkenny

More than 20,000 people are estimated to have attended the fifth annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival over the bank holiday weekend providing a welcome boost to the local economy and strengthening Kilkenny’s reputation as one of Ireland’s premier food destinations.

KCLR scoops three awards at radio industry Oscars

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KCLR were the local heroes at a glittering radio awards ceremony held in the Lyrath Estate Hotel on Friday last as the station walked away with gold, silver, and bronze awards in the PPI Radio Awards, the prestigious radio industry awards that are coveted by national, regional, and local radio stations from north and south of the border on the island of Ireland.

Run Kilkenny for Susie Long

This novel fundraising event has been planned by Fit 4 Life Kilkenny and Kilkenny City Harriers. The event with be held on the June bank holiday weekend, from June 4 - 6, 2011 with all proceeds going to the Susie Long Hospice Fund.

Kilkenny businesses urged to get ‘positively motivated’ in 2011

Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce is urging local business owners to get themselves “positively motivated” to take on the challenges of 2011.

Mouth watering line-up for Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

Kilkenny is to be awash with sumptuous food and wine this weekend with the commencement of the fourth annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, which is taking the city by storm.

KCLR announces new farm and business shows

A new farming programme is to start on KCLR 96fm while the weekly business programme has also returned for the autumn series.

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.

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