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Calls for Action on Kilmeaden Factory Site Are Re-iterated

FURTHER calls have been made to bring the former Kilmeaden cheese factory site back into use.Established in the 1960s, the Kilmeaden cheese factory won numerous awards over the years for its world-famous ‘fillet of cheddar’.However, Glanbia management decided to close the plant at the end of its seasonal production cycle in 2006, with all cheese [...]


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Kilkenomics Festival Returns to Kilkenny

Ten years on from the global financial and economic crisis of 2008 which set the world into such profound turmoil, KILKENOMICS is back in Kilkenny City from November 8th to 11th. Kilkenomics – the world’s first and only festival of economics and comedy – celebrates its 9th edition with an unmissable programme of essential conversations with [...]

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Minister Coveney for 2018 Chamber Annual Dinner

The Waterford Chamber Annual Dinner will take place at the Tower Hotel this Friday, November 9th. The 2018 Annual Dinner will celebrate the opportunities that exists for business in a global economy.The Annual Dinner, sponsored by Waterford Chamber Skillnet, is the highlight of Waterford’s business calendar and promises again to be an excellent social event [...]

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“Ireland’s Oldest Brand” renewing itself, says Minister

Ireland’s oldest regional brand, ‘The Sunny South East’, is undergoing a welcome and long overdue renewal in terms of cross-county promotion and local authority co-operation, according to Minister of State John Paul Phelan (FG). Speaking at a Budget 2019 briefing in Kilkenny Castle, the Minister of State told the gathering: “We lost track of that [...]

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Creation of ‘digital town’ hub mooted

With a total of 4,086 dot.ie domain names registered in Waterford over the first six months of the year, the company which manages Ireland’s national domain name believes the Government should create a ‘digital town’ hub in Waterford city. IE Domain Registry believes that such a development should form an integral element of the [...]