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Kilkenny Elections Guide

The local elections take place on 23 May 2014 and in an effort to make sense of what’s happening in Kilkenny, I’ve put together to list the candidates running in the new electoral areas in Kilkenny as well as providing some background information on the areas and the elections themselves. Contributions of information from…

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Theatre Workstation

MacBook Pro, Tracktor Kontrol S4, manual Strand LX desk – tools of the trade for last week’s performance run of Devious Theatre’s Some Flood at Cleere’s, Kilkenny. Hilarity ensued.

Some Flood Artwork

From a rooftop on a cold day in Dublin’s city centre to an underwater world, here’s the final artwork for Devious Theatre‘s Some Flood. I’d showcased the teaser version at the end of January featuring photo work from Kasia Kaminska who again provided the full body portraits of actors Eddie Murphy (left) and Kevin Mooney…

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Laura Gramzow’s Go Big Or Go Home Opens

Laura Gramzow’s first solo show, appearing at the Upstairs Gallery in the Watergate Theatre, officially opened yesterday afternoon, running alongside Kilkenny Arts Festival and continuing in the gallery space until 3 September. Originally from the US and now resident in Ireland courtesy of meeting an Irishman, I had Laura on the show earlier in the…

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One Hell Of A Bash

While my blogging continues primarily over at, I’ve been keeping myself busy in the past few weeks with the above – bash:latterday plays by The Devious Theatre Company. It’s been a good year for me so far in terms of theatre, producing three shows with DTC, working with Watergate Productions, bringing shows to festivals…

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Kilkenomics – Ireland’s first Economics Festival

With THREE festivals taking place in Kilkenny this weekend between the Rockfall music festival, Savour Kilkenny Food Festival and the World Conker Championships / Festival, news comes by mail of another festival for Kilkenny, this time Ireland’s first economics festival. Of course, it’s not just all about business as some of the country’s leading economists…

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Talking Plugins With KLCK Bloggers Network

I don’t usually go out of my way to speak at events or gatherings, social, business or otherwise. But when Keith Bohanna asked if I could fill in for him at last night’s KLCK Bloggers Network gathering in Kilkenny I figured I couldn’t say no, the event being on my doorstep and all. I would…

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Kilkenny Arts Festival Launches

ONE OF the highlights of my calendar year (and that of Kilkenny) is the Kilkenny Arts Festival. Now in its 36th year, this year’s festival runs from August 6th to 15th and is packed to the hilt with the best in music, theatre and dance, visual arts, literature, children’s events and more. A long time…

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Kilkenny Open Coffee For June

photo credit: Yuki Mizuguchi IT’S THAT time of the month again, tomorrow today is Open Coffee morning in Kilkenny (follow on Twitter). For almost 18 months now we’ve been operating on the first Wednesday of every month and regardless of whether there’s a dozen people there or two people there, it’s a morning I very…

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