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Petmania.ie, along with competition partner’s BETA, has named 13 lucky puppies the 2020 Puppy of the Year finalists.   Now the adorable pack of pooches will go forward for the chance to win the national title and scoop prizes worth over €1,500 including a luxury staycation to the dog-friendly Enniscoe House, Mayo with its humans thanks to Ireland’s Blue Books.


Family Carers Ireland launches exhibition titled ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’.

Family Carers Ireland launched a photographic exhibition titled ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’ today at IMMA. The exhibition features photographs of 10 family carers with the people that they care for and family members . The striking imagery captures moments of tenderness between family carers and their loved-ones with each having their own powerful story to tell. The launch […]



Kilkenny Business Awards programme announced for 2020 November is the month when local businesses look forward to the highly successful Kilkenny Business Awards. The annual event in Lyrath Estate Hotel is a highlight of the business calendar and an important networking event in the lead up to Christmas socialising. Like much of Irish business life […]


Keep dogs and pet-owners egg-stremely safe for Easter

Did you know that ordinary chocolate is toxic for dogs? It can have a long term effect on dogs’ health and in extreme cases can be lethal. With Easter just around the corner the classic chocolate bunny is a no-no for furry friends. Having launched its dog-friendly Easter egg treats the Irish pet store is warning dog owners to be vigilant […]

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Petmania to introduce ‘carry-to-car’ service to help maintain social distancing

This week Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced emergency measures which will be in place across the country. All non-essential retailers are to close until at least Sunday, April 19th. According to www.gov.ie, “retail sale of essential items for the health and welfare of animals, including animal feed and medicines, animal food, pet food and animal supplies including bedding” may remain […]


Family Carers Ireland launch online ‘Carers Coffee Club’

 Social outlet, guidance and support during COVID-19 Family Carers Ireland has launched its ‘Carers’ Coffee Club’ an online resource for family carers to get together via Facebook Live. The ‘Club’ will have guest health care professionals and experts providing online support, advice and guidance to family carers during the pandemic. The organisation is inviting family […]


Keeping Kids active, creative and safe in Kilkenny

Hi everyone! We hope you’re all keeping well and safe during these uncertain times. We know how hard it can be to keep the little ones entertained so we have gathered our top tips and some on-screen events which are happening around us here in #Kilkenny. We are encouraging people to get creative, get active […]