Kilkenny City hasn’t been as badly affected by high-street vacancies as some other towns and cities but has seen a rise in the number of vacant commercial spaces, from 3.3% in early 2014 to 7.7% in the first quarter of this year.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
The banks and courts are showing scant mercy when it comes to families struggling to stay in their homes. talks to families who think this year could be the year that the bailiffs finally come knocking.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
As Debenhams brings its size 16 mannequins to Ireland, the UK's chief medical officer has criticised the move, saying it makes obesity acceptable. But when the average woman is now a size 16, isn't it about time the fashion industry catered to the reality rather than the ideal?
Sun, 13 Apr, 2014
A man who slapped, punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a "truly horrific" case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased to the maximum of seven years following a successful appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
A recidivist burglar who assaulted and threatened to kill a 97-year-old woman in her home has had his six-year jail term increased by four years after a successful appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
While Stradbally were ecstatically celebrating a one-point Waterford SFC replay victory over The Nire last Saturday night, two of their longest serving players spent the night in the hospital and will miss next Sunday’s Munster meeting with Cork champions Castlehaven.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012