The Kilkenny People is a local paper circulated in County Kilkenny, Ireland and is the biggest selling newspaper in the South East of the country. It is also the fourth biggest selling provincial paper in Ireland. The paper publishes news, sport, information on job and a wide range of lifestyle related content. Owned by Johnston PressI the papaer has the unique claim to fame of being mentioned in Ulysses, the famous book by James Joyce.
Popular in Kilkenny City and County, it competes with the Kilkenny Reporter and The Munster Express in the south of the county. The Kilkenny People is published on Wednesdays every week and is owned by Kilkenny People Ltd, a holding company of Johnston Press. The paper is printed in three sections, dealing with news, property and sport. Originally set up as a newspaper for supporters of Charles Stewart Parnell, it survived and prospered while others folded and closed.
The paper is edited by Brian Keyes. Previous editors include Tom Molloy, Sean Hurley and John Kerry Keane.
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