Friday, 30 September 2016
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Congo in Crisis: The Rise and Fall of Katangan Secession: When the Republic of the Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) became independent from Belgium in June 1960, the new country immediately descended into a political chaos known as the “Congo Crisis.” The arbitrary boundaries drawn by Colonial powers combined with leftover racial tensions and general uncertainty led to violence along racial lines …
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Monday, 26 September 2016
Latest estimates are about double the 400 mentioned here in 2012 were lost from the County+City in WW 1. Kilkenny families in the Great War
Kilkenny families in the Great War: The project to document the men and women of Kilkenny who were involved in the Great War (1914-1918) began in 1995. Since then over 3000 men and women who were Kilkenny natives, or who lived for considerable periods of their lives in Kilkenny, have b...
Friday, 16 September 2016
Gala screening of the late Hubert Butler documentary in city: Hubert Butler, one of Kilkenny’s dearest sons, is honoured in a new feature-length documentary by Johnny Gogan of Bandit Films’. An inaugural Kilkenny Gala Screening of this documentary will take place in the Set Theatre on Saturday April...
Thursday, 15 September 2016
We shouldn’t lock up Brits who fight ISIS - we should celebrate them: The madness of arresting Britons who sign up with the Kurds.
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
No owner should ever get away with this and no Council should ever tolerate it. 100-room 6-story Jurys Ard Ri | Abandoned Hotel
Jurys Ard Ri | Abandoned Hotel: Once one of Waterford's premier hotels, the former Jurys Ard Ri Hotel now sits abandoned overlooking the city