Tributes paid to fire victims

TRIBUTES have been paid to two local men who died in a house fire in Tully East last week after a blaze ripped through the property in the early hours of Tuesdaymorning. One of the victims has been named locally...

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Ten new gardaí in Co Kildare

AN additional 10 gardaí have been appointed to Kildare after the latest cohort of recruits graduated from Templemore Garda College earlier this month. Last month the Kildare Nationalist revealed that half all garda recruits appointed to Kildare since the ban...

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Athy honours is local heroes

FOUR people in Athy will receive a Local Hero Award for their contributions to the community at a ceremony this...

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Big turnout for open day at Kildare Animal Foundation

THE Kildare Animal Foundation open day took place recently and it been described as a “great day” with its biggest...

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Investigation continues into cause of fire

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into establishing how the fire, in which a fire fighter was injured in Athy, last week started....

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Retiring teachers rack up a century of service to Scoil Mhichil Naofa

A CELEBRATION of words, music and song was held to mark the retirement of three teachers who collectively taught for...

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Athy hospital bids farewell to top two staff members

THE outgoing Director of Nursing at St Vincent’s Hospital in Athy would one day love to see the building turned...

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‘Record breaking’ amounts of electrical waste recycled by Kildare people last year

THE average person in Kildare recycled a “record breaking” 5.2kg of electrical waste and electronic equipment last year. It was...

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Spending a penny is costing council thousands of euros!

KILDARE Co Council spent €132,000 on its four public toilets last year but the revenue garnered from people “spending a...

Thursday, 29/06/17 - 3:42pm Read More

Calls for report on Newbridge fire to be released

CALLS have been made for the release of the government report on the Millfield Manor fire which destroyed six Newbridge...

Thursday, 29/06/17 - 3:44pm Read More

Athy train station is to get ‘major investment’

IRISH rail has committed to making a “major investment” in Athy train station with up to six figures to be...

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Newbridge celebrates ordination of local man

A NEWLY ordained priest from Newbridge celebrated his first mass in his home town last night (Monday) following his ordination...

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‘Horrifying’ level of assaults on staff at Naas Hospital

OVER 260 assaults were carried out on staff at Naas General Hospital over the past three and a half years...

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Rents in Naas over €400 higher per month than Athy

RENTS in Naas are over €400 higher per month than Athy according to the latest Quarterly Rent Index from the...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 10:15am Read More

Celebrating diversity in Athy

THE 11th year of celebrating diversity in Athy took place recently with a special theme which included “harnessing diversity and...

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Expansion plans announced by Newbridge based company

PROMO Pads has announced ambitious plans to create 60 jobs by 2020 just a month after it officially opened its...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 10:22am Read More

Army families living on the breadline

WIVES, partners and family members of soldiers took to the streets of Newbridge last Saturday afternoon to highlight the financial...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 2:56pm Read More

More people will use ‘cúpla focal’ in Kildare

A KILDARE Irish language and cultural group is inviting members of the public and representatives from state and voluntary groups...

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Agreement reached over future use of Athy Model School

AN agreement has been reached with the owner of the Model School in Athy and the Kildare Wicklow Education Training...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 3:01pm Read More

Special Olympics find new sponsors at Kilkea Castle

THE owners of Kilkea Castle which is to re-open in July, have announced a major sponsorship deal for Special Olympics...

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