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McGuinness welcomes Government plans for job creation

Small Kilkenny companies can expect to benefit from an ambitious new five-year Government strategy focussing on job creation, according Deputy John McGuinness.

Job creation tops priorities as McGuinness visits KilkennyJob creation tops priorities as McGuinness visits Kilkenny

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Sinn Féin Deputy First Minster Martin McGuinness discussed a wide range of issues with business, trade union and community leaders during a visit to Kilkenny and the South-east on Saturday last.Mr McGuinness was on a whistlestop tour of Waterford City, Carlow and Kilkenny City.

Local celebrities to ‘Serve it Up’

Kilkenny Business Women’s Network have come up with a very novel way of fundraising this year, in conjunction with the two local charities Amber Women’s Refuge and the Good Shepherd Centre for Homeless Men.

Local agriculture is of economic and social importance

The importance of agriculture beyond the farm gate is often not fully appreciated, Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP, said in Swinford at the weekend.

McGuinness calls for Johnstown ban on HGVs

A local deputy has called for the banning of heavy goods vehicles from entering the north Kilkenny town of Johnstown following the results of a recent survey.

Carlow-Kilkenny TDs tour new MSD Carlow facility

TDs from the Carlow/Kilkenny constituency recently visited Merck Sharpe and Dohme Carlow to tour the new facility and get an updated briefing from company management on MSD’s preparations for commencing operations in the first half of next year.

Castlecomer miners continue battle for compensation

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Following a hearing in Leinster House on Wednesday, Castlecomer Coal Miners are a step closer to receiving benefit due to the negative impact working in the mines has had on their health.

Funding boost for Kilkenny older people’s groups

Two community based groups working to support older people are to receive Government funding.

Yet another turbulent week in politics

Not a week seems to go without some political controversy or other hitting our headlines and this week is no different.

Compensation payments for Kilkenny dairy farmers to begin

Payments from the EU Emergency Dairy Compensation Fund began on March 15, and because dairy farmers in Kilkenny had a difficult year in 2009 with falling milk prices, Deputy John McGuinness felt there was a need for such a scheme.

 

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