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Kilcock News – 7th March 2010

Musgrave to shed 143 jobs in Galway by Lorna Siggins (The Irish Times, 5th March 2010) http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0305/1224265630188.html THE MUSGRAVE retail group is to shed 143 jobs in Galway as part of a restructuring of its distribution network. The company has said that “extremely difficult market” conditions had influenced its decision to close its Galway depot […]

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This week’s Kilcock News (27th Feb 2010)

“I’m Living with it” – Fitzpatrick to carry on despite motor neurone diagnosis By Peter Kelly (Liffey Champion, Front Page) Fianna Fail TD for Kildare north Michael Fitzpatrick is vowing to carry on in public office after he confirmed his recent diagnosis with motor neurone disease. He is determined to stay in Dáil Eireann as […]

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Kilcock News Round Up – Feb 22nd 2010

Kilcock Local News The main news in Kilcock this week is still the state of our crumbling roads causing residents enormous headaches and to empty their pockets for car repairs. Also the Class sizes in North Kildare are causing major concern among schools. However, in my opinion, a very important story that we should all […]

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Kilcock Local News

Hi Everyone. This is my first weekly roundup of Kilcock Local News. I’m really looking forward to bringing you this regular update on what’s happening in our town and what’s being said about it in local news. I’ll be scouring the newspapers and Internet for anything that concerns where we live and if there is […]

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Merry Christmas Kilcock

Argh! Is that the date… 24th? Christmas Eve?? Still so much to do – which is why it’s half seven in the morning that I am writing this… Just wanted to wish you all a merry Christmas and, of course, let you know what’s going on over Christmas in Kilcock… Walk it Off! The Goal […]

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Ikea opens in Dublin, me hole*

At long last Ikea is opening in Dublin on Monday. Although for me, having traveled up to Belfast one too many times for my Scandinavian flat pack fix it’s a bit too late. I’ve got enough Ikea furniture to last the next decade. But I’ll not be avoiding the place, on the contrary the ginormous […]

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