Posts Tagged ‘Kilkenny’

New York Hurling Classic 2019

℘℘℘ Four all-star hurling teams descended on the city of New York to battle it out for the top spot in the New York Hurling Classic 2019 in mid-November. Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford, and Limerick faced off against one another at Citifield in Queens. The festivities kicked off at the Harvard Club on Thursday, November 14,Read more..

News in Brief

ROAD deaths in Ireland are on the increase despite the introduction of penalty points and a raft of new laws to curb speeding. By August, a total of 239 people were killed on Irish roads, 18 more than at the same time last year. Significantly, almost 50 percent of fatal accident victims were aged underRead more..

Loads of Laughs in Kilkenny

Irish Comedy Festival. ℘℘℘ “Don’t read Cosmopolitan for the advice. They told me that if I want to meet a man, I should go to the Laundromat. Yeah, like I wanna be 50 and dating a guy who can’t afford a dryer,” says 27-year-old comedian Kathleen Madigan, who is a headline act wherever she goes.Read more..

Tobin’s Field

John Liegl travels to Ireland to find his roots. ℘℘℘ My adventure began 40 years ago when I discovered that my great-great-grandparents John Tobin and Elizabeth Dooley had emigrated to America from Ireland in the 1860s. They settled in Montclair, New Jersey, raised a family and as far as I know never made it backRead more..