Kilrush (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Kilrush (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 52.630001
Longitude: -9.49
population: 2,712
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Driving ban for ‘boy racers’

SEVEN people involved in an illegal “cruise and drift” event in North Clare last March, organised on Facebook, have been fined €750 and disqualified from driving for six months having shown “total disregard for human beings”.Wayne Danaher, aged 19, with ... [Published Clare Champion - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Getting set for that Friday cultural feeling

Friday marks the annual Culture Night throughout Ireland and once again Clare is very much to the fore with over 25 free events around the county. The organisers of Culture Night, the Department of Arts, have kept last year’s theme Explore – Experience ... [Published Clare Champion - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Glengarriff and Kinsale on awards shortlist

GLENGARRIFF and Kinsale have both been named in a shortlist of ten top tourism towns from across the country that have been selected for the 2014 Tourism Towns Award.The shortlist, which was announced at the National Tidy Towns Awards in Dublin on Monday, ... [Published Southern Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Saoirse tops Junior Cert A-list with 12 reasons for birthday cheer

Saoirse Lonergan from Conna, Co Cork has double reason to cheer — with 12 As in her Junior Certificate and looking forward to her 16th birthday tomorrow.The transition year student at Loreto Secondary School in Fermoy was one of just four out of more ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kilkenny cleans up as tidiest town

Kilkenny City is this year's winner of the Tidy Towns Competition - but there was success across the capital too.Skerries received a gold medal award and was named Dublin's tidiest community with Malahide also scooping gold.Dalkey and Shankill won bronze ... [Published Evening Herald - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kilkenny Tidy Towns Committee thanks all who helped city scoop National Tidy Towns award

The Kilkenny Official Tidy Towns Committee has thanked all in the ‘Beautiful City’ who helped win the 2014 SuperValu National TidyTowns award.Kilkenny was named best of the 849 towns and villages throughout the country that entered the competition, and ... [Published Inside Ireland - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 8 reports

Kilkenny wins Tidy Towns by a point - no need for Hawk-Eye

The All-Ireland hurling championship will have to wait another few weeks but, in the meantime, Kilkenny is celebrating its status as the tidiest town in Ireland. "It is 1985 since Kilkenny last won the overall prize, but they have been consistently achieving ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kilrush gardaí on trail of bogus workmen

KILRUSH gardaí are seeking the assistance of the public in West Clare, following reports that people are posing as representatives of Eirgrid and Electric Ireland, when calling to private houses in the area.Gardaí are looking for any information on sightings ... [Published Clare Champion - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Join The Tipp Star for a ‘Sleep Out Challenge’

Mid West Simon Community in partnership with The Clare Champion, Limerick Leader and Tipperary Star are delighted to invite you to be a part of the ‘Moving on Together’, Sleep Out Challenge 2014.The event takes place from 8pm to 6am in Cusack Park, Ennis, ... [Published Tipperary Star - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

€23 million EU funding for Ireland’s first Atlantic wave energy project

The WestWave marine power project being developed by the Electricity Supply Board of Ireland (ESBI) off the country’s Atlantic coast  has been awarded €23 Million by the European Commission under the EU New Entrant Reserve (NER300) funding mechanism.ESBI ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Council explores new development opportunities for Shannon Estuary

- Clare County Council is proposing to zone more than 345 hectares of land along the Shannon Estuary for the development of marine related industry.Two Strategic Development Locations (SDL) have been identified at Cahercon and Moneypoint where the Council ... [Published PR inside - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes paid to Clare woman hit by train

THE National Council for the Blind Ireland has paid tribute to a West Clare woman who died after she was hit by a train in Dublin on Thursday.Patricia Brennan, who is orginally from Cappagh in Kilrush, was waiting on the platform at Raheny DART station ... [Published Clare Champion - Aug 15 2014]

Quotes

"So my congratulations to Kilkenny and all of the other deserving prize-winners" he said
"We are absolutely delighted with the win. We were just two marks behind Kilkenny so we are delighted" she said. Ten ‘top tourism’ towns from across the country have been shortlisted for this year’s ‘Tourism Towns Awards’
...Rhona Chambers, the committee itself and the large number of volunteers”. He went on to say that "The people of Westport take huge pride in the appearance of the town and it is wonderful to see their work in this regard being rewarded. Today Westport was also announced as making the top ten Tourism Town Award 2014. Westport has been shortlisted in the large town category and those winners will be announced in November”"
"The results of their efforts are obvious in the attractive, well cared-for towns and villages we see throughout the country."

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Driving ban for ‘boy racers’ [Published Clare Champion - Sep 18 2014]
Getting set for that Friday cultural feeling [Published Clare Champion - Sep 15 2014]
Glengarriff and Kinsale on awards shortlist [Published Southern Star - Sep 12 2014]
Saoirse tops Junior Cert A-list with 12 reasons... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 11 2014]
Kilkenny cleans up as tidiest town [Published Evening Herald - Sep 09 2014]
Westport scoops another Tidy Towns award [Published Mayo News - Sep 09 2014]
Kilkenny Tidy Towns Committee thanks all who he... [Published Inside Ireland - Sep 09 2014]
Kilkenny wins Tidy Towns by a point - no need f... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 09 2014]
Tidy Town winner Kilkenny’s streetscapes and re... [Published Irish Times - Sep 09 2014]
Purrfectly clean: Kilkenny City crowned tidiest... [Published Irish Mirror - Sep 08 2014]
Westport is Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town [Published Galway Advertiser - Sep 08 2014]
Kilkenny city wins Ireland’s Tidiest Town ... [Published Shannon Side - Sep 08 2014]
Kilkenny City is Ireland's tidiest town for 2014 [Published Business & Leadership - Sep 08 2014]
Kilkenny City wins tidy towns award [Published RTE Online - Sep 08 2014]
The winner of this year's Tidy Towns Competitio... [Published Newstalk - Sep 08 2014]
Kilkenny takes top honours as Ireland’s tidiest... [Published Roscommon Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Kilrush gardaí on trail of bogus workmen [Published Clare Champion - Aug 30 2014]
Join The Tipp Star for a ‘Sleep Out Challenge’ [Published Tipperary Star - Aug 28 2014]
€23 million EU funding for Ireland’s first Atla... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 26 2014]
Council explores new development opportunities ... [Published PR inside - Aug 19 2014]
Tributes paid to Clare woman hit by train [Published Clare Champion - Aug 15 2014]
ESB’s WestWave wave energy project gets €23m in... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 08 2014]
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