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From early Tuesday morning 140 members of the international, national, and local press gathered at the media centre at NUI Galway in anticipation of the first stopover of the royal visit.
Councillor Seamus Weir will not be reversing his decision not to run for Fine Gael in this May’s Local Elections, even with the announcement this week by the Minister for Environment, Pat Rabbitte, of a commission headed up by retired judge Catherine McGuinness to investigate the potential of undergrounding the Grid West Project.
This summer Lough Ennell has been chosen as one of just four lakes in Ireland to host the Open Water Swimmer Challenge.
A man who was fatally injured in a road traffic accident in Kilkenny this week has been named.
THE 30TH anniversary of the founding of Salmon Poetry will be marked at the Over The Edge reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday October 27 at 6.30pm.
In 1941, the deadly Foot and Mouth disease spread rapidly through parts of County Kilkenny, including the Callan district. It especially threatened the Modeshill area in neighbouring County Tipperary.
Some of the hawkers who had done a roaring trade in pre-war Callan Fair days were severely restricted by the Emergency cutbacks. These men engaged with their customers from donkey carts, which had tarpaulin covers supported on sally sticks on the side of Green Street that had the pubs and shops.
The money collected at the tolling booth on fair days in Callan in the first half of the twentieth century went towards funding the many important services administered by the Town Commissioners.