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# Kilkenny

This week
28th May 2023 - 1st June 2023
# designated survivors
Wexford escape relegation with dramatic comeback win over Kilkenny
Wexford stepped back from the abyss with a 4-23 to 5-18 win.
# designated survivors
Wexford escape relegation with dramatic comeback win over Kilkenny
Wexford stepped back from the abyss with a 4-23 to 5-18 win.
Last month
May 2023
# Animal Welfare
Dogs seized as greyhound allegedly 'found being eaten by wildlife' near trainer's yard
Greyhound Racing Ireland has seized a number of dogs and is pursuing a prosecution against the owner on welfare grounds.
# Hurling
Dublin's record against Kilkenny is poor - but Donoghue knows all about changing that
The Sky Blues manager enjoyed success against the Cats at the Galway helm.
# History
Galway down Kilkenny to secure first Leinster minor hurling crown
In their first year competing in Leinster, the Galway young guns created history by delivering provincial silverware across the Shannon.
# U20
Late Wexford scoring burst secures win over Kilkenny and Leinster final place
Wexford lost last year’s final to Kilkenny by a point.
# TJ Reid
TJ Fest: The Kilkenny great is the star of the show in Belfast as he scores 2-10
All eyes in Corrigan Park turned to the Ballyhale maestro.
# Rout
Ravenous Cats polish off Antrim without fuss
Hat trick of goals for Martin Keoghan in one-sided affair
This year
# Wrap
Kilkenny open Leinster defence with straightforward win over Westmeath
Clare footballers advance to Munster final after victory against Limerick.
# Blow
Injured Billy Drennan misses Kilkenny's clash with Westmeath
The Leinster champions will also be without Paddy Deegan.
# Teamsheets
Limerick select big names in starting side, Kilkenny include TJ Reid on bench
Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosts Sunday’s game.
# hurling league final
Limerick's Tom Morrissey hails a 'healthy paranoia' in the squad
Return of Casey, Lynch and Gillane adds extra spice to training.
# Pairc Life
Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host hurling league final between Limerick and Kilkenny
Venues and times have been announced for the hurling league finals.
# through the gears
Anthony Nash: League semi-finals can jump-start hurling's year
We could do with two high-octane contests this weekend after a sluggish winter.
# Ready to go
Cork and Kilkenny unveil starting teams for league hurling semi-final
Richie Hogan is set for his first start in over two years.
# different times
'It’s not that long ago where if you were getting married, say goodbye to that level of sport'
Long-serving Kilkenny star Claire Phelan, who got married at the end of last year, speaks about her ongoing hunger to succeed.
# Cool Cats
Kilkenny kings - St Kieran's toast All-Ireland hurling title win in Croke Park
Presentation College Athenry had no answer to their opponents.
# Clinical Cats
Kilkenny draws close to semi-final after comfortable win over Dublin
Derek Lyng’s side were in front by nine at half-time.
# Clinical Cats
Eoin Cody fires two goals as Kilkenny claim comfortable win over Dublin
Derek Lyng’s side were in front by nine at half-time.
# Cat Laughs
Dublin looking to redress balance in one-sided rivalry with Kilkenny
Dublin’s recent record against Kilkenny makes for grim reading, and Micheál Donoghue will know the importance of turning it around.
# Camogie
Cork go top of the division, Kilkenny defeat Dublin and Galway hold off Clare
Matthew Twomey’s side was pushed to the wire by Tipperary at The Ragg.
# Kilkenny
Man (60s) charged over fatal attack of his son in Kilkenny on Monday night
Zbigniew Besnarczyk appeared in front of Carlow District Court this afternoon.
# odours
Meat rendering plant allowed to expand capacity despite complaints of 'rotten' smell over city
The plant had applied to increase its capacity for meat from 375 tonnes of meat per day to 600 tonnes.
# Kilkenny
Man (60s) arrested on suspicion of murder after stabbing incident in Kilkenny
The man was found at a residence at Meadow Way, Castlecomer Road at around 6pm.
# Cat Fight
1-15 from Forde helps Tipperary end Nowlan Park hoodoo
But a first away victory in 15 years had to be rescued from the teeth of a trademark Kilkenny comeback.
# 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.
# 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.