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Tramore mourns for Kieran Hayes

Tramore mourns for Kieran Hayes

Tramore remains in shock following the sudden death of Kieran Hayes of Ballycarnane Woods, just over a week before Christmas. The Holy Cross Church in Tramore was packed to capacity on Friday last (December 21st) as family, friends, fellow students, basketball colleagues, neighbours and the general public paid their...
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Glanbia to Clear Kilmeaden Site

Glanbia to Clear Kilmeaden Site

GLANBIA’S decision to commence works at its site in Kilmeaden has been warmly welcomed, 14 years after cheese production ceased at the plant. “We are working on a master plan proposal for the future phased development of our 64 acres of zoned land at Kilmeaden,” said Glanbia’s Paddy O’Keeffe,...
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Facing Down the Dealers

Facing Down the Dealers

Carrick-on-Suir campaigner determined to stay the course An activist will not be swayed by intimidation from alleged drug pushers in Carrick-on-Suir, days before a second public meeting is held to discuss the threat posed by habitual public drug dealing in the town.Speaking to The Munster Express, Eddie Reade said he...
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New Ross Bypass Ahead of Schedule

New Ross Bypass Ahead of Schedule

Work on the €230 million N25 New Ross Bypass is ahead of schedule, with the new road and bridge due to be fully open by June of next year. At last Wednesday’s Piltown Municipal District meeting, Kilkenny County Council Director of Services Sean McKeown dispelled local concerns about progress levels on the...
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Ferrybank's Park Will Be "Amazing"

Ferrybank's Park Will Be "Amazing"

Construction works at 2.5-acre site now considered imminent Construction work at the long-awaited public park at Ferrybank is set to be announced by Kilkenny County Council in October, local Councillors were informed on Wednesday last. Speaking at the September meeting of the Piltown Municipal District, Economic and...
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Tramore Hotel is Reduced to Ashes

Tramore Hotel is Reduced to Ashes

Gardaí are putting significant resources to identify arsonists believed to have a started a fire on the site of the vacant Tramore Hotel on Strand Street. The fire started after 5.30pm on Saturday last but it is believed that a few youths had been in the area between 4 and 5 pm. House to house enquiries are being...
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