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(...)

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(...)

A copy of the Koran in a mosque. Trustees of the Kilkenny Islamic Centre have applied for planning permission for a religious and cultural centre. Photograph: Getty Images

A controversial proposal to build a mosque and cultural centre on a site near the edge of Kilkenny city is likely to end up before An Bórd Pleanála, r(...)

A large crowd attended the meeting in Kilkenny to discuss the mosque planning application. Photograph: Pat Moore

Angry scenes marred a public-information meeting about a planned mosque that took place in Kilkenny on Thursday evening. The meeting was requested by(...)