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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Twenty people have been arrested in Kilkenny as part of Operation Storm, which is targeting organised crime in the south of the county. Three suspect(...)

Several sports clubs shared memories of Mikey Leddy following the 15-year-old’s death. Photograph: Johnstown Football Club/Facebook

Tributes have been paid to 15-year-old Mikey Leddy from Co Meath who died on holiday in Lanzarote this week. Mikey was fatally injured after falling(...)

Castletown Cox estate on 513 acres in south Co Kilkenny has sold for around €20 million

One of Ireland’s finest country estates and Palladian mansions, Castletown Cox in Co Kilkenny, has been purchased by an international buyer for more t(...)

Fourteen-year-old Elisha was last seen at about 10.15pm on St Patrick’s night on Dillon Bridge in Carrick-on-Suir, heading towards the Carrickbeg area on the Co Waterford side of the town

The mother of 14-year-old Elisha Gault, whose body was found in the river Suir on Sunday, has paid tribute on Facebook to her “beautiful, funny, intel(...)

Three men and a juvenile male were arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Piltown. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí have arrested four men in Co Kilkenny following an attempted armed robbery at a pub in Skough, Piltown. The raid took place shortly after 10.(...)

Deep in the south Kilkenny countryside close to the border with Tipperary and Waterford lies what is arguably Ireland’s finest restored country estate(...)

The scene of a fatal crash on the N24 at Piltown, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A man arrested in connection with a suspected hit-and-run in Co Kilkenny was released on Friday morning. The victim, in his 20s, died after the car (...)

The scene of a fatal crash  on the N24 at Piltown, Co Kilkenny. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan

Gardai have arrested a man in connection with a suspected hit-and-run in Kilkenny on Thursday. A 53-year-old man was arrested in connection with th(...)