April 30th – Adopt a Shelter-Pet Day

Petmania appeal to people to consider older animals for adoption

Friday (30.04.2021) is Adopt a Shelter-Pet Day’ and Petmania is reminding people that every animal deserves a safe and loving home.  Petmania recommends that people think about adoption first when it comes to choosing a pet and to consider the benefits of adopting an older dog. Read more

Destination summer holiday on your doorstep

Pembroke Kilkenny launches its summer staycation packages

Looking for a destination holiday closer to home this summer? To enjoy fantastic food, arts, craft and culture, outdoor adventure or afternoons meandering through medieval streets bustling with boutique shopping, look no further than Kilkenny. Read more

Callan Community Pioneer Climate Action in Kilkenny

How to help achieve Kilkenny’s Climate Action targets

3 Counties Energy Agency (3cea) welcomes Government’s announcement on Tuesday, 23rd March to approve a revised Climate Action Bill which includes specific targets on reducing carbon emissions over the next 30 years. The Climate Action Bill commits to a carbon neutral status for Ireland by end 2050 and halving the amount of greenhouse gas emissions within the next 10 years. Read more


Kilkenny All-Star hurler, Eoin Murphy, has joined expanding tech-company Stryve as a Business Development Manager. Eoin will work closely with Stryve’s growing clientele developing new opportunities and managing key accounts for the private cloud and security business based in Co. Carlow. Read more

5 Reasons to Pick up the Poop!

There’s a grand stretch in the evenings and with the lifting if the 5K rule, more freedom to travel throughout the county. With all the exciting new places to sniff out, Petmania is reminding dog owners of the importance of cleaning up dog’s waste. Read more

Alternative Easter Treats for Furry Friends

Did you know that ordinary chocolate is toxic for cats and dogs? With Easter just around the corner Irish-owned pet retailer Petmania is reminding pet-owners to keep chocolate out of reach during the bank holiday weekend and to be vigilant this Easter to ensure that four-legged friends don’t sniff-out chocolatey treats. Read more

Summer flea season spells trouble for pets

 April is flea-prevention month at Petmania Waterford

Whilst the sunshine is a welcome reminder that summer is on its way, it brings with it a very unwelcomed guest for pet owners. Fleas are tiny parasites that live in pets’ coats and thrive in Ireland from the month of April to the end of September. With the warmer days fleas start to breed more rapidly outdoors when the ambient temperature hits 21oC.  The warmer it gets, the faster they breed. Read more

Grants available for Waterford eco-energy home upgrades

THREE Counties Energy Agency (3cea) has partnered with ERI Managed Energy Solutions to arrange grant funding for homeowners towards the cost of environmentally friendly home-energy upgrades across Co. Waterford. Read more

Pet health tips from Vet Carol Doyle

Pictured Carol Doyle and Una Mulbyrne with dog Lilly

Petmania Santry’s Operation TransPAWmation top-tips

Carol Doyle BSc VN DVM is a practising Vet who specialised in small animals. She is human companion to cats Nala and Donal, puppy Pheobe and two horse called Indie and Bella. Carol has teamed up with Petmania Santry on its fifth annual Operation TransPAWmation to help educate pet-parents on how to spot when their pet is overweight and how to manage their weight and wellbeing at home. Read more

Grants available for Southeast eco-energy home upgrades

Up to 35% funding for homeowners

THREE Counties Energy Agency (3cea) has partnered with ERI Managed Energy Solutions to arrange grant funding for homeowners towards the cost of environmentally friendly home-energy upgrades across the Southeast. Read more