Vandalism at former church horrifies local people in Athy

ATTEMPTED break-ins, graffiti, broken windows and anti social behaviour at the former Dominican Church in Athy is causing serious concern among locals. The iconic building is expected to undergo major transformation in the coming weeks as Kildare Co Council plan...

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Heartbreaking wait for surgery for brave, young Naas woman

A NAAS mother shared her heartbreaking story this week of a frustrating and maddening wait for scoliosis surgery for her daughter. Tina O’Kelly is mother to 21-year-old Colleen who has multiple special needs as a result of genetic disorder Joubert...

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Kildare woman seeks to be Britains’ Next Top Model

A BEAUTIFUL young Kildare woman is about to fight for the title of Britain’s Next Top Model. 23-year-old Alannah Beirne,...

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Local student honoured for outstanding volunteerism

A NEWBRIDGE student has been acknowledged for her outstanding acts of volunteerism in the local community. Youth volunteer Clíodhna Malone...

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Major tourism award for Lullymore Heritage Park

LULLYMORE Heritage Park in Rathangan has received a major award for environmental tourism. The 60-acre heritage and discovery park, which...

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Athy mother living in fear

A YOUNG Athy mother who narrowly escaped with her life following an arson attack on her home says she is...

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Community in Naas rallies to safeguard town centre

MEMBERS of the business and local community in Naas rallied together on Friday night to voice serious concern for the...

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Naas woman in national final of Best Young Entrepreneur

A NAAS business woman has clinched a place in the national final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition in...

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Newbridge cosmetic brand has US market in its sights

A NEWBRIDGE couple have their sights firmly set on expansion in the US. Sonia and Padraic Deasy, who own local...

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Athy TY students causing quite a fizz in bath bomb business

TWO transition year students at Ardscoil na Trionoide are causing a bit of a fizz in the bath bomb business....

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John Hurt and the Athy connection

THE passing of actor Sir John Hurt stirred up a lot of memories in Athy where he lived in the...

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Educate Together second level school moves step closer to reality

THE provision of an Educate Together second level school in South Kildare took a step closer to becoming a reality...

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Drugs and gun seized in Sallins

DRUGS with a value of €3 million were seized by gardaí along with an assault rifle and ammunition following a...

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Excitement for local author as new novel lines the bookshelves

A SALLINS author is enjoying the sight of her second novel as it lines bookshelves around the country. Maria Murphy’s...

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Eir wants €7,000 to remove pole from Kildangan Bridge

ATHY Municipal District councillors have been told that a decision on how to progress temporary safety measures at Kildangan Bridge...

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Athy girl steals hearts on first ever date

A 20-YEAR-old media student from Athy stole the hearts of the nation when she went on her first ever date...

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Kildare North and South Chambers set to merge

COUNTY Kildare is on its way to having a united county wide chamber. Members of Kildare’s north and south chambers...

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Bell is reinstated in tower in Athy

THE tug of war over the ownership of the bell that tolled from the bell tower at the former Domincan...

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Animal charity shop in Naas gets the Mrs Doyle treatment

ACTOR and animal rights activist Pauline McGlynn was on hand to officially open the LittleHill Gift and Charity Shop in...

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Location of 1916 momument provokes plenty of criticism

A MEMBER of the Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee has defended the siting of a memorial to those who took...

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