Kilkenny cats


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Kilkenny cats

contentious felines fight to the death. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose]
See: Rivalry
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What chance did Mr Nice Guy Swinney have when the foot soldiers in his Holyrood army seem to have less in common than Kilkenny cats?
Ireland's Tidiest Village: EMLY, CO TIPPERARY TIPP TOP Martin Kelleher, second from right, of sponsors SuperValu, joins the committee from Tidiest Village Emly at the Helix centre in Dublin NEAT FEAT Killarney campaigners receive award from SuperValu chief Martin Kelleher Ireland's Tidiest Small Town: LISMORE, CO WATERFORD SMALL WONDER Environment Minister Phil Hogan, far right, with Lismore campaigners Ireland's Tidiest Large Urban Centre: KILKENNY catS Get creaM 3Kilkenny committee celebrates award Ireland's Tidiest town: KILLARNEY, CO KERRY STREETS AHEAD Megs Kelleher celebrates Killarney's success as Ireland's Tidiest Town yesterday
Not surprisingly, Kilkenny Cats stars Richie Power and Eddie Brennan did the damage.
THE Kilkenny Cats predictably got most of the cream when the Vodafone All-Star hurling team for 2007 was announced, leading the way with six awards.
Yet they fight like Kilkenny cats to get in it - and they fight even harder to stay in it.
THE Kilkenny Cats roared back into form with a bank holiday drubbing of sorry Limerick in Nowlan Park yesterday.
THE triumphant Kilkenny Cats lapped up the adoration last night as they brought the Liam McCarthy Cup home to their loyal fans.
THE Kilkenny Cats clawed away the Cork Rebel's treble dreams yesterday in the All-Ireland Hurling final.
Never-say-die Clare take on the Kilkenny Cats in the second semi-final of the Guinness All-Ireland Championship at Croke Park on Sunday August 15.
Kilkenny Cats are back at the top of the League of Ireland First Division following this crazy Buckley Park clash.
THE Kilkenny Cats clawed their way to a hard-earned and somewhat fortunate National Hurling League win at Nowlan Park yesterday.