Kildare News

Athy Junior Cert students go trekking in hills before receiving results

A GROUP of Athy students trekked through the hills outside Stradbally last Wednesday morning prior to receiving their Junior Certificate results. It was after 2pm when the 148 pupils and teachers returned to Ardscoil na Tríonóide where the students received...

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Hero Award for Trish who puts family first

KILDARE mother Trish Rowley enjoyed an extra special family day in Dublin recently when she attended the Hidden Hearing Hero...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 10:28am Read More

Kildare businessman sets sights on US and Japan

THE KILDARE businessman behind the Cannonball Supercar event is turning his thoughts towards bigger pastures following more success with what...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 10:31am Read More

Former shirt factory site will be home to primary care centre

ATHY’s new primary care centre is to be located at the former shirt factory site on the Dublin Road. The...

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Happy ending for homeless family

THE family of a Defence Forces corporal, who were facing homelessness in recent weeks, have had a positive development in...

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16 Kildare schools make Top 400 list

SIXTEEN Kildare schools have made the top 400 when it comes to feeding students into the university and third level...

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Writing book was a work of passion for local writer

THE FILMS of director Tom DiCillo are the subject of a new book by Naas-based writer Wayne Byrne, who has...

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Plug is pulled on day care for elderly in Monasterevin

HSE intransigence has been blamed for the decision by Monasterevin Day Care Committee to pull the plug on the services...

Thursday, 07/09/17 - 2:49pm Read More

Local families are still facing food poverty

FOOD banks in Naas and Newbridge remain very busy despite talk of a national economic recovery. Fergal McCarthy who runs...

Thursday, 07/09/17 - 2:51pm Read More

Rachel sets her sights on Miss Ireland crown

AN 18-YEAR-OLD college student from Newbridge will be hoping to make a big impression on the judges when she takes...

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National News

Man jailed for sexually assaulting 66-year-old neighbour in Cork

A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting his 66-year-old neighbour in Cork. The 51-year-old accused, who is originally from Limerick, put a cushion over his victim’s mouth. The Judge said the...

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Concerns over safety of cyclists once new Luas Cross City line is in use

There are concerns about the safety of cyclists once the new Luas Cross City line is operating in Dublin. The...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:50am Read More

DPP wins appeal over sentence of man who attempted to bring €440m of cocaine through Cork coast

The DPP has won an appeal on a point of law over an Appeal Court decision which led to the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:40am Read More

Ireland must seriously consider ‘Irexit’ from EU, UK think tank says

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The Republic...

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Jobstown: ‘Everybody in the country now seems to be an expert on helicopter evidence’

The Garda Representative Association has rejected claims that members attempted to “stitch up” the Jobstown protesters who were acquitted last...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:20am Read More

Report: Over 56,000 people treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015

Over 56,000 people in Ireland were treated for problem alcohol use between 2009 and 2015. Latest figures from the Health...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 11:00am Read More

Concerns over roads, repairs and investment for Cork to be raised with Minister for Transport

Concerns about roads, repairs and investment for Cork will be raised with the Minister for Transport today. The County Mayor...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 10:10am Read More

Justin Trudeau to arrive in Ireland tonight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in Ireland tonight for his first state visit. The Dublin-based trip will include...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:50am Read More

‘Help-to-buy’ scheme sees €24k surge in house prices

The Government’s ‘help-to-buy’ scheme has contributed to a €24,000 surge in house prices in three months, according to a new...

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Fears that bin charges will cause people to turn to illegal dumping

There is increasing fear that people will turn to illegal dumping if proposed new bin charges take effect. New rules...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 8:50am Read More