Fury over huge hike in Kildare rates

AN Athy businessman whose rates are set to increase by approximately 90% has proposed a rates strike until ‘common sense is brought to bear’. Adrian Conlan of Conlan’s Centra says he is going to fight the rate hikes “tooth and...

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Up to 10 jobs to go at Coca Cola plant in Athy

UP to 10 jobs are to go at the Athy International Concentrates (Coca Cola) plant in Athy. The involuntary redundancies are likely to come from the administrative section of the business in the Athy facility which employs approximately 80 people....

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Athy boy crowned champion speller

A YOUNG Athy pupil was all abuzz with excitement after being crowned Kildare champion speller. Mateusz Palka, a sixth class...

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Planning permission refused for Monasterevin development

PLANNING permission has been refused for a 60-bed nursing home and 115 residential units, as well as a crèche and...

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Cottage market to open in Newbridge

A NEW cottage market will open in Newbridge this summer. Twenty cottage markets are set to open in towns across...

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Gardaí warn Kildare teenagers about dangers of sexting

LOCAL teenagers who have been ‘sexting’ intimate photos of themselves or others are putting themselves in danger and could face...

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Endoscopy waiting list is five times higher at Naas Hospital

THE number of people waiting on endoscopy procedures at Naas General Hospital has increased dramatically to 1,380, four to five...

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Community initiative to buy Whites Castle

A COMMUNITY initiative is to be launched to try to buy Whites Castle in Athy for public use. The castle...

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Newbridge duo are named as Ireland’s top wedding planners

ENSURING wedding dreams become a reality has become a successful business for two Newbridge women who have been named as...

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Naas Hospital defends it parking fees

NAAS General Hospital has defended its parking charges as a campaign hots up to provide free parking to cancer patients....

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Athy mum brings campaign for life saving drug to gates of Dáil

THE mother of a four-year-old girl who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis has taken her fight for a potentially life saving...

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Naas project helps troubled teens

A NEW project aimed at keeping troubled teens on the straight and narrow has been launched in Naas. Youngsters, aged...

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More than 500 people on housing list in 11 towns in Co Kildare

ELEVEN towns in Co Kildare have more than 500 people on the council waiting list for housing. Councillors were told...

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Joy of Beautiful Noise envelops people of Athy

IN excess of 350 people decided it was definitely OK to mark off Thursday 23 February in their diaries in...

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Singer songwriter returns to his roots with Naas gig

CARAGH born singer songwriter Eoghan Burke will return to his roots when he plays his first gig in almost 10...

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Call for safety audit on road that has claimed seven lives in seven years

LOCAL councillors have called for a safety audit to be undertaken on the road between the M9 Motorway and Athy...

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Permission granted for huge hotel development in Naas

PLANNING permission has been granted for a huge development at Lawlor’s Hotel in Naas which is set to dramatically change...

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Dawn Farms jobs a huge boost to local economy

MORE than 150 new jobs were announced for Naas on Friday by cooked meat company Dawn Farms. The company is...

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Cllr calls for marketing group to promote Naas

MAYOR of Naas, Cllr Fintan Brett, called on the council this week to create a marketing group to promote the...

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Concern for future of the Hill of Allen

IF quarrying continues unmonitored at the Hill of Allen all we will end up with will be the Column of...

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