Kilkenny councillors voted to allow members of the public and the press back into their SPC meetings, which formulate policy. Photograph: iStock

Members of Kilkenny County Council have agreed to reverse the exclusion of members of the media and public from the council’s Strategic Policy Committ(...)

The memorial in Kilkenny city. In March this year, the carved stone face of the soldier was damaged but gardaí in Kilkenny say the area around the monument is now covered by CCTV. Photograph: Kilkenny War Memorial facebook page

A first World War memorial in Kilkenny city has been restored following an incident of criminal damage earlier in the year. The memorial features a s(...)

Kilkenny councillors on Friday voted to exclude members of the public and the press from SPC meetings, which formulate policy. Photograph: iStock

There has been a call for a national approach on access to council meetings, after Kilkenny County Council voted to exclude public and press from all (...)

The Hebron Industiral Estate on the outskirts of Kilkenny City, where the proposed mosque was to be built. Photograph: Google Maps

Plans for the development of a mosque and Islamic cultural centre in Kilkenny city have been rejected by An Bord Pleanála. The proposal by the Kilke(...)

Vandals damaged the face and helmet of a statue of a fallen first World War soldier in Kilkenny and hacked off part of its nose.

Thirty-two candles, representing every county in Ireland, were placed in front of a vandalised first World War monument at a vigil in Kilkenny on Wedn(...)

The exhumation of murder victim Marie Tierney at Conahy Graveyard on Wednesday morning. Photograph:   Pat Moore

A suspect has been identified for the murder of a mother of two whose remains have been exhumed almost 35 years after her killing. The 1984 fatal str(...)

The exhumation of murder victim Marie Tierney at Conahy Graveyard. Photograph: Pat Moore

The remains of a mother-of-two who was brutally murdered more than 30 years ago are being exhumed from a graveyard in Co Kilkenny this morning as dete(...)

About 40 objections were lodged with Kilkenny County Council to plans for the mosque and cultural centre at Hebron industrial estate on the edge of Kilkenny city. Photograph: Jamal Saidi/Reuters

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a new mosque in Kilkenny city which attracted more than 1,000 signatures in opposition to(...)

Áras an Uachtaráin  said President Michael D Higgins would make a statement about his election campaign arrangements when he lodges his nomination papers. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The number of candidates seeking to contest the presidential election has risen again after the businessman Peter Casey announced his intention to see(...)

Putting the finishing touches to the war memorial in Kilkenny ahead of its unveiling on Sunday. Photograph: James Burke

The Great War was rumbling well into its fourth year when young Thomas (Tommy) Woodgate from Mill Street in Callan, Co Kilkenny, joined the Royal Flyi(...)

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