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The way has been paved for up to 200 new houses to be developed in Ferrybank in south Kilkenny, as part of today's Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund announcement. The site earmarked for the houses is adjacent to the new state-of-the-art park soon to be built in the area. Investment from the Department is to be matched by both Kilkenny and Waterford local authorities each contributing 25%. It follows news earlier that an investment will be made to allow 800 homes to be developed in the western environs of Kilkenny City. Almost €7.4 million in funding has been made available for Kilkenny…
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 16:54

KILKENNY BEING TURNED INTO ASYLUM CITY.

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All this money , all these billions are being borrowed, on top of the 50 Billions already borrowed by Irish governments , to finance the housing and welfare of over a million immigrants poured into Ireland so far.  BREAKING: 800 new homes for Kilkenny City NEW €6.7M SCHEME TO BE COMPLETED AHEAD OF 2021 Sam Matthews 28 Mar 2017 Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0 share Up to 800 new houses are to be built in Kilkenny City under a new investment programme confirmed by the Government today. The new houses will be the realisation of longstanding ambitions to open up the city’s western environs – along…
Kilkenny murder trial: Accused told fellow church member that he pushed deceased Natasha Reid 28 Mar 2017 Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0 share John Joe Malone A murder accused told a fellow member of his church that he had pushed a widowed pensioner, that she had died, and that he’d set fire to her house, his cold-case trial has been told. Jude Curran was giving evidence to the Central Criminal Court this (Tuesday) morning in the trial of a 53-year-old man accused of murdering a woman in Kilkenny 30 years ago. John Joseph Malone is charged with murdering 69-year-old Ann ‘Nancy’ Smyth…
RTÉ already having its cake and eating it - now it wants a slice from people with no TV 1RTÉ’s director general Dee Forbes who said the service provided by the broadcaster was worth twice the licence fee of €160. Photo: David Conachy Ian O'Doherty   March 28 2017 2:30 AM 0           As Dee Forbes approaches the end of her first year in the job, any performance review she conducts on herself will surely be framed along the lines of 'be careful what you wish for'. While it's the most important job in Irish broadcasting, being…
A witness has told a cold-case murder trial that she saw the accused banging on the door of a widowed pensioner while cursing at her, hours before her strangled body was found in her burning house. She said she hadn’t told gardai at the time because her mother told her not to get involved. Geraldine Brennan was giving evidence to the Central Criminal Court yesterday (Monday) in the trial of a 53-year-old man accused of murdering her neighbour 30 years ago. John Joseph Malone is charged with murdering 69-year-old Ann ‘Nancy’ Smyth on 11th September 1987 at her home on…
KCLR NEWS Nearly €19million has been promised for work on St Columba’s Hospital ByKCLR96FM News & Sport Posted on Mar 27, 2017 Fianna Fail TD Bobby Aylward was told the project is included in the Governments ‘Capital Plan’ 0 SHARES ShareTweet €18.9 million has been promised for work on St Columba’s Hospital in Thomastown. Fianna Fail TD Bobby Aylward was told the project is included in the Governments ‘Capital Plan’ after he raised the issue at a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee last week. He says he’s been told by staff at the local hospital that the building is in…
Sunday, 26 March 2017 23:14

Another London car attack!

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Two knives found after car ploughs down pedestrians in Islington, London - several injured A CAR ploughed through a crowd of pedestrians in Islington, London, with police finding two knives at the scene near the Old Queen's Head pub. By VINCENT WOOD PUBLISHED: 00:02, Sun, Mar 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 14:56, Sun, Mar 26, 2017                     14K     7 Former director general of the BBC defends redundancy payments Pause Mute Current Time0:10 / Duration Time1:05 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0%   FullscreenFacebookTwitterShare UP NEXT! May brands Ruth Davidson a 'fighter' who will stand up to…
Sunday, 26 March 2017 21:17

FACEBOOK WE ARE WATCHING YOU TOO.

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It came to light today that FACEBOOK made an improper approach to lobby Irish minister for Finance Michael Noonan about their tax affairs on a visit by the Minister to the United States. Facebook is well able to tell off people,  and to punish people too ,. about alleged misbehaviour - but they are verging on serious  misbehaviour themselves in the manner of their lobbying to avoid tax.  One man who won't be silenced by Facebook or any other such powerful concerns is Michael McGrath, Editor of The Kilkenny Journal who threatens to take out an FOI on the Facebook US…
Martin O'Neill: Seamus Coleman's surgery was a success 1Dublin , Ireland - 24 March 2017; Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane commiserates with Seamus Coleman after his horrific injury during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Republic of Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images) Independent.ie Newsdesk   March 26 2017 10:43 AM 0           Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed the surgery on Seamus Coleman's broken leg has been a success. The Everton defender suffered a double break of his right…

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