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(...)

CCTV cameras in Duleek, Co Meath.  File photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Justice is continuing to provide funding to local authorities for community CCTV schemes despite the Data Protection Commissioner an(...)

Reacting to the results, Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said “the people have spoken”, adding the results represent “a huge shift in views in society”. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The people of Carlow and Kilkenny have voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. The final results for the Carlow/Kilkenny co(...)

A Kilkenny County Council report says there is an educational, social and economic case for locating a higher education campus to cater for 1,000 students in the city. Photograph: Pat Moore.

A new third-level college should be created in an urban renewal area of Kilkenny city focusing on design, crafts, animation, heritage, tourism and the(...)

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