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1916 News: 2nd Week of February

What was happening this week in 1916 locally?

In Kilkenny there was an accident in Goresbridge when a boy was thrown from his horse into the Barrow, ‘Irish Week’ is being organised in the City while in Carlow possible solutions to flooding were being discussed!

In sport Dicksboro’s second string had a lucky win at Conahy on Sunday against Freshford and Maryboro’ (modern-day Portlaoise) will be the hub of Gaeldom this Sunday when Kilkenny and Dublin meet in the Wolfe Tone Memorial Tournament.

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