Archive for the ‘South Kilkenny’ Category

Flooding at Dunkitt

It is acknowledged that flooding issues at Dunkitt are presenting ongoing problems for local residents, business operators and motorists. The resolution to the problem lies in the upgrading of drainage infrastructure in the area immediately downstream of Dunkitt. Some of these works have been completed by Kilkenny County Council. The final phase of works involves [...]


South Kilkenny Historical Society presents a lecture ‘The Waterford – New Ross Railway Line’ Speaker: Mr Ernie Shepherd. Date: Thursday, March 27th, 2014. Time: 8pm. Venue: The Rhu Glenn Country Club. Hotel Admission: €5 (members free). Although the idea of a railway line between New Ross and Waterford was first mooted in 1878, work on the [...]

Pioneer Vigil

Please note that the south Ossory pioneer council will hold an evening vigil at Owning house, Piltown on April the 11th commencing at 8p.m. All welcome.


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Iverk Show committee and Chief Executive Officer of Glanbia

Robert Dowley and Irene Purcell, Iverk Show committee presents a basket of fresh fruit to Jim Bergin, Chief Executive Officer of Glanbia. Photo: Norman Storey.

South Kilkenny echoes 20th Nov

Patricia Dungan and James Murphy married recently in St. Beacon’s Church, Mullinavat.
Tullogher Camogie Club Tullogher Camogie Club will hold a cabaret night in Paddy Ryan’s Pub on Saturday 30th November. Presentation of the Junior County final 2011 medals will take place on the night. Admission is €5. Tickets will be on sale throughout the parish in the coming week. All support gratefully appreciated. Road Safety Concerns Sinn Féin representative [...]

South Kilkenny echoes 13th Nov

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited November Remembrance Mass A remembrance mass for all our deceased colleagues, suppliers and contract workers will be held on November 26th in The Dominican Church, Black Abbey, Kilkenny at 7.15pm. All welcome. Large Turnout at Eirgrid Meeting Over one hundred people attended the second meeting held in the Community Centre in Kilmacow on Wednesday, [...]

South Kilkenny echoes 30th Oct

Night at the Dogs A committee has been formed in aid of a small children’s park in Bigwood, Mullinavat, Co. Kilkenny. We need any donations of money and/or we need people to buy greyhound night out tickets for Kilcohan. They are €10 each and €18 for a family ticket. This is all in aid of a [...]

Queen of the Land 2011

Amid much tension, the winner of the Queen of the Land for 2011 (sponsored by FBD) was announced recently.

Recent Deaths

Anastasia Purcell (nee O’Neill), Irishtown, New Ross and Slievecorrig, Tullogher was interred in Rosbercon Cemetery.