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Slimming World transforms local student

For as long as he can remember, David was overweight. When he started secondary school, it spiralled out of control. He was buying lunches of white bread rolls with all the trimmings, chocolate, fizzy drinks, and sweets.

Local student loses five stone

For as long as he can remember, David was overweight. When he started secondary school, it spiralled out of control. He was buying lunches of white bread rolls with all the trimmings, chocolate, fizzy drinks, and sweets.

Ireland’s leading chefs to gather at the g Hotel for the 2013 David Gumbleton Memorial Award

The g, one of Ireland’s leading five star hotels, will host a gala dinner to announce this year’s recipient of the David Gumbleton memorial prize. The award, which is in its seventh year, was created in memory of David Gumbleton, one of Australia’s brightest culinary stars, who passed away in 2004. The g’s relationship with David Gumbleton began at the original launch of the hotel.

The Irishman who saved comedy and returned home the all-conquering hero

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LONG BEFORE David O’Doherty ever took to the stage he was a devoted student of comedy arts. He would regularly go to see his brother Mark perform at The Comedy Cellar in Dublin and watched the international explosion of Irish comedy in the late 1990s.

New president and board for Kilkenny Chamber

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Kilkenny Chamber has held its annual general meeting which included the election of a new president and board of directors.

Youth honoured at water safety awards

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A Kilkenny youth has been awarded for his braverey when he assisted a woman in trouble in the river in Kilkenny.

Funchion pledges changes to ensure a better future

Sinn Féin’s Kathleen Funchion who has become the first Sinn Féin elected representative for the Kilkenny Borough Council since 1923, has pledged to work for all people and all communities.

David Geraghty, finding a place for his music

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KILDARE MAN David Geraghty began his musical journey in the mid-1990s when he joined Damien Rice, Paul Noonan, Dominic Phillips and Brian Crosby in the band Juniper for the recording of their second EP Manna. When Rice left the band in 1998 the remaining members continued to play together and formed the band Bell X1. To date Bell X1 have released four critically-acclaimed albums and have been gaining success in the United States in recent years, with Paste Magazine describing them as “one of Ireland’s greatest bands”. Geraghty released his debut solo album Kill Your Darlings in 2007 and earned himself a nomination for the Choice Music Prize alongside Roisin Murphy, Kila, and Delorentos. Next week sees the release of his second solo album The Victory Dance and as part of a nationwide promotional tour he plays Roisin Dubh on Friday September 11.

Boys, oh boys — Kilkenny’s first babies of decade give boost to the local male population

Eight of the nine first New Year’s babies born in Kilkenny this year were all boys giving great hope for a top class Kilkenny hurling team once the boys come of age!

 

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