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The Cats are favourites, but Galway must ask questions

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Galway have had issues at full-back and centre-back over the past few years and it will be interesting to see if John Hansbury and Iarla Tannian are the men to solve those problem positions. 

Win an Exclusive Makeover for Ladies Day at the Galway Races

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This year, Ladies’ Day at the Galway Races is getting a makeover as new sponsors Kilkenny, proud promoters of Irish design for over 51 years, come on board for the coveted Best Dressed Lady Competition!

Hurlers face Cody's cats on home turf on Sunday

The Galway county senior hurlers will know a fair bit more about their progress after they play the 2014 All-Ireland champions Kilkenny at Pearse Stadium (2pm) in round three of the National Hurling League.

Westport United ready to ‘boot’ home the opposition

Sunday will see another large crowd of supporters descend on the Sports Park as Westport United look to book their place in the seventh round of the FAI Junior Cup. Standing in their way is Kilkenny side Freebooters, who will make the long trip to Westport for this clash. Westport United booked their place in this round of the competition thanks to a come from behind 5-2 win over New Ross Celtic a fortnight ago. The three goal victory is even more impressive when it is remembered that Westport United were trailing 2-1 with only 15 minutes left on the clock, but once Danny Scahill found the back of the net from the penalty spot to level the game up, United cut loose and ran through their opponents from the southeast, with Schaill adding another and David Hoban and Martin Geraghty one each to round off the scoring. Westport United got a break last weekend when they got a walk-over in the Connacht Junior Cup when Straide and Foxford did not field a team, so they should come into the game well rested.

Stephanie Kilkenny is a natural with new skincare business

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A nature loving cosmetician from Castlebar has launched a new business making and selling her own range of 100 per cent natural, hand made, skin care products.

Westport wins top prize in Tourism Town competition

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Yesterday afternoon, Westport picked up the big award at the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Towns Award for Ireland’s best large tourist town. This is the third year of the awards and Westport is following in the footsteps of Portmagee in Kerry, which won in 2012, and Kilkenny, last year’s winners.

Crafting a livelihood — Buying Irish maintains a tradition of design

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For over 51 years, the Kilkenny Group has been synonymous with supporting Irish craft and design. As we lead in to our third annual Kilkenny Irish Craft & Design Week (running until Sunday next, this year sponsored by AXA) I have been reflecting on the reasons we decided to start this campaign back in 2012 and on how it has grown year on year.

Westport is Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town

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Westport continued its remarkable run of achievement in the SuperValu Tidy Town competition when it was announced today (Monday, September 8) as Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town at the national awards ceremony in  The Helix in Dublin.

Brighten up your home with strawberries and cream

Strawberries and cream anyone? The delightful new Strawberry collection from Irish potters Shannonbridge is available in Kilkenny Shops nationwide and online at, home to Ireland’s largest range of Irish designers.

Further reductions at Kilkenny’s end of season sale

The Kilkenny Shop has extended its end of season sale with further reductions on fashion and accessories.


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