DONERAILE FARMER STRIKES GOLD!

Patrick Frankel who farms at Kilbrack, Doneraile has received the ‘Rising Star’ accolade at the prestigious Farmer of the Year Awards held recently in Dublin. Having beaten two other farmers in the Rising Star category to take the top accolade, Patrick Frankel was presented with a cash prize at the

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KERRYGOLD PLANT TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER

The Kerrygold plant in Mitchelstown on the Castlefarm site bringing over 50 new jobs to Mitchelstown is set to open in September. The plant is currently in the ‘commissioning phase’, as everything is being checked and tested before the plant is due to open. The €36 million development will be

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UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN ACROSS REGION

Unemployment across The Avondhu region has continued to fall at a steady pace the latest statistics have shown, while nationally, unemployment has fallen below 8% for the first time since the economic crisis in 2008. The employment rate stood at 7.9% in April, indicating that employment rose by 2.4%, or

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COLM COOPER VISITS DONERAILE

Not the biggest, not the strongest, but certainly one of the most skilful Gaelic footballers ever to have played the game – the individual in question is Kerry’s Colm Cooper. The Kingdom legend was in Doneraile last week to provide a coaching clinic. Understandably, this high profile visitor caused quite

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KERRYGOLD PLANT TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER

The Kerrygold plant in Mitchelstown on the Castlefarm site bringing over 50 new jobs to Mitchelstown is set to open in September. The plant is currently in the ‘commissioning phase’, as everything is being checked and tested before the plant is due to open. The €36 million development will be

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