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One of Gordon Snell’s topical Christmas cards

Is the practice of sending Christmas cards diminishing? My own, output and input, have dropped considerably in the past few years. Digital, text messa(...)

With the ticket owner yet to come forward, the National Lottery is appealing to Lotto players   to check if they have won the prize.

The weekend’s winning Lotto jackpot ticket worth more than €6 million was sold in Mooncoin, Co Kilkenny, the National Lottery has confirmed. Celebra(...)

Westmeath celebrate after defeating Galway in the All-Ireland intermediate camogie championship final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Anyone who’s been to a big game in Croke Park in recent years knows the drill at the final whistle. One set of players falls to its knees, the other s(...)

Myles ‘Elvis’ Kavanagh at his home. Photograph: Sarah Mooney

“We haven’t been in an All-Ireland for three years, and this is why we said we’d go all out, and we’d just really go mad,” says Kilkenny man Myles ‘El(...)

A  digger clears snow from a road in Kilteel, Co Kildare on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

The Government will fund the “exceptional and unbudgeted” costs local authorities ran up reacting to the severe weather and heavy snow last week, foll(...)

Margaret and Mary McInerney with, from left, Maikaila (3), Gary (10 months), and Ellie May (4) at their caravans  at Ballygriffin, Aglish, Co. Kilkenny. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan.

Two Traveller families, including seven children under 12, are living by the side of the road in Co Kilkenny with neither electricity nor running wate(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a car crash in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Frank Miller

A man has died after a car crash in Co Kilkenny on Thursday evening. The collision involved two vehicles and occurred on the N24 at Belline and Roge(...)