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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Kilkenny

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Comeback Cats
'The ingredients for a good cake' - Kilkenny's football return and the man leading the revival
John Gorey is undertaking his ‘final challenge’ as the Cats field their first adult ladies football team since 2019.
Last month
January 2023
# Fatal Crash
Man (30s) killed after car crashes into wall in Kilkenny
Gardaí believe the driver was fatally injured when his car collided with a wall.
# operation lanyard
Four men arrested as part of long-running investigation into horse identity fraud
It follows on from an joint investigation carried out by gardaí, the Department of Agriculture and the Food Safety Authority.
# Saturday Night Lights
Galway and Wexford claim Walsh Cup wins, Derry beat Tyrone to lift Dr McKenna Cup title
Here’s how this evening’s pre-season provincial GAA action unfolded.
# GAA News
Tipperary's O'Riordan to return to Australia, Cody linked with James Stephens manager role
Elsewhere Conleith Gilligan has a new coaching job in Tyrone after recently departing All-Ireland champions Kilcoo.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland senior camogie title in 2023?
Kilkenny are the reigning champions.
Last year
# paulstown
Two men due in court in connection with Christmas Day tractor theft in Kilkenny
The men are due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court this afternoon.
# paulstown
Tractor crashed, man assaulted and another man found unconscious in Kilkenny on Christmas Day
Two men in their 30s have been arrested in relation to these incidents
# New Jersey
Young Kilkenny man struck and killed by train in New Jersey
The tragic incident happened last Thursday.
# Final bound
'There was a lot of questions about this team' - Ballyhale power on to reach All-Ireland final
Manager Pat Hoban paid tribute to his players.
# Cats Get The Cream
'Is there a way back?' to All-Ireland glory, 8 All-Stars and a star-studded Caribbean cruise
Brian Dowling and Miriam Walsh reflect on Kilkenny’s memorable 2022.
# Brilliant Ballyhale
TJ Reid returns with 1-6 to fire Ballyhale past Naas and into Leinster senior club final
Ballyhale saw off Naas by 12 points.
# celebration
'She achieved a better Ireland': Music and memories at Kilkenny service for Vicky Phelan
The celebrated campaigner died earlier this month.
# Best of the best
All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards
It was a clean sweep for the Cats, with Miriam Walsh named Player of the Year and Brian Dowling taking the Manager of the Year accolade.
# vicky phelan
Vicky Phelan's family invite public to celebration of her life in Co Kilkenny
The service will take place in her native Mooncoin on 27 November.
# Kilkenny
Tributes paid to historian and farmer who died in tragic accident as she chopped wood
The tragic accident occurred over the weekend.
# Kilkenny
Man dies and four people hospitalised after stolen vehicle involved in collision in Co Kilkenny
A female teenager was an occupant of the vehicle when it was stolen.
# Kilkenny
Woman (40s) dies after being struck by car in Co Kilkenny
The incident happened at around 5.20pm on the N10 at Spring Hill.
Delaney joins Kilkenny U20 management, Roscommon lose key midfielder for 2023
JJ Delaney has joined new manager Mark Dowling with the Cats.
# Stars Of The Show
Champions Limerick win seven hurling All-Stars with four for Kilkenny
Clare and Galway also have players honoured.
# Camogie
Waterford, Cork and Kilkenny stars in running for player of the year honour
The winners s will be announced at the PwC Camogie All-Stars on 26 November at Croke Park.
# Kilkenny
Woman killed in two-vehicle collision in Kilkenny
The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene
# Comeback
'Kilkenny with Colin Fennelly as a focal point would be a way better team'
Cats’ new management team should target the Ballyhale full-forward, the GAA Weekly podcast heard.
# Grassroots
6 talking points as the Barrs, Ballyhale, Blackrock and the Village chase hurling glory
Major showdowns today in Cork and Kilkenny.
# James O'Connor
Kilkenny and Cork senior club winning boss set to take over Waterford minor hurlers
James O’Connor has had huge success on the club scene.
# Tune in
Kerry, Kilkenny and Dublin GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty to enjoy for GAA fans.
# club call
Shinrone make Offaly hurling history, James Stephens and Ballyhale advance in Kilkenny
Elsewhere today Clough-Ballacolla in Laois and Castletown Geoghegan in Westmeath crowned senior hurling champions.
# Tune in
Dublin, Donegal and Kilkenny games live on TV this weekend as RTÉ coverage resumes
Plenty to enjot this weekend for GAA fans.
# FG Think-In
Fine Gael think-in to focus on how the party can 'stand up for working people'
The party will gather in Kilkenny today to discuss income tax cuts, pension and social welfare hikes and public transport fares.
# Top three
Kilkenny duo and Cork defender in running for Young Hurler of the Year award
Butler, Joyce and Cody are in the running.
# Leading Light
Limerick duo and Kilkenny star make shortlist for 2022 Hurler of the Year
Byrnes, Reid and Nash are in contention for the honour.
# Stars Of The Show
12 for Limerick with 10 counties having players on 2022 All-Star hurling nominations
Clare, Galway, Cork, Wexford, Dublin, Tipperary, Waterford and Westmeath also have nominees.
# vacant sites
Council pursues major developer for quarter of a million euro over undeveloped Kilkenny site
The site is earmarked for 147 homes.
# Critical
'It puzzled me' - Former Cork camogie boss questions their approach
Paudie Murray doesn’t feel the Rebels got their balance right this year, following yesterday’s All-Ireland final defeat to Kilkenny.
Kilkenny forward Nolan named All-Ireland camogie final Player of the Match
Katie Nolan landed the big prize, the winner announced on The Sunday Game tonight.
Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final
The Cats reigned supreme at Croke Park once more.
Tributes paid to doctor who died after collapsing on bike during Kilkenny race
Dr Frank O’Dwyer was taking part in a local road race.
# Team news
Ashling Thompson in for Cork, Kilkenny unchanged for All-Ireland camogie final
Throw-in at Croke Park on Sunday is 4.15pm.
# Kilkenny
'Derek would be nothing like Brian' - David Herity on Cody's successor
Brian Cody’s former selector and outgoing U20 boss Derek Lyng is the new Kilkenny hurling manager.
# Life of Brian
From 'strange' 2020 All-Ireland win to 'flat' 2021, galvanised Kilkenny back on biggest stage
Brian Dowling has steered the Cats to their eighth decider in 10 years.