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1. (Placename) a county of SE Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province: mostly agricultural. County town: Kilkenny. Pop: 80 339 (2002). Area: 2062 sq km (796 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a market town in SE Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Kilkenny: capital of the ancient kingdom of Ossory. Pop: 9500 (latest est)


(kɪlˈkɛn i)

1. a county in Leinster, in the SE Republic of Ireland. 73,094; 796 sq. mi. (2060 sq. km).
2. its county seat. 9466.
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The drama unfolded at 6am on Wednesday when an ambulance crew based in Carlow town received a 999 call to bring a woman who had gone into labour to St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny city, 38km away.
Tenders are invited for kilkenny county council has identified the need to engage the services of a multidisciplinary design team (consultant civil and structural engineer led) team for the development of an urban street and associated services through the abbey quarter (former smithwicks brewery site) in kilkenny city.
In Division One, Ladbrokes are taking a chance with their 7-4 quote about Kilkenny City beating Athlone Town at home.
A written guarantee on the safety of staff and pupils at Kilkenny City Vocational School, has been given by Co Kilkenny Vocational Educational Committee (VEC).
Tenders are invited for Brief For The Appointment Of An Environmental Consulting Engineer For The Proposed Re-development Of The Former Smithwicks Brewery Site In Kilkenny City
A vehicle, which was stolen in Kilkenny city last week, was chased 33km to New Ross where it rammed two Garda cars and hit two parked cars.
The Showhouse chal lenge is in Kilkenny city at The Weir View.
THERE are fears that the ritual slaughter of animals is being carried out in Kilkenny City.
required features the waste disposal and recycling centre shall be purpose built and shall include specific features and traffic management similar to the existing dunmore civic amenity site situated north of kilkenny city.
Drugs with a street value of [euro]34,000 were seized and a handgun was discovered during a raid in Kilkenny city.
As for this weekend's matches, Athlone Town at 15-8 and Kilkenny City at 7-2 seem to have been underrated.
The cat burglar has been targeting houses in Kilkenny City looking for cash and jewellery.