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 Awards Ceremony in the Inter Continental Hotel to receive the Family Hero Award. Nominated by her husband Jason, Ms Rowley...

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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...

Thursday, 14/09/17 - 2:53pm Read More

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...

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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...

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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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Athy Toastmasters on the move again

THE Toastmasters Club in Athy is on the move again and and starts its new season tonight (Tuesday). The club,...

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Kilcullen puts on its enterprising face

THE judges in the Bank of Ireland-sponsored ‘Enterprising Town’ competition visited Kilcullen on Friday last to see a presentation from...

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School places running out in South Kildare

OVER 400 local children will not have secondary school places in nine years team, according to a group of parents...

Thursday, 31/08/17 - 2:54pm Read More

TD slams report which ignored local house fires

AN INFERNO which saw six houses burn to the ground in 2015 was not mentioned in a recently released report...

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Green light for 35 houses in Kildare

PLANNING permission has been granted for the construction of 35 new houses in Kildare town. Kelland Homes Limited submitted its...

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Swords and skirmishes as history is brought to life at Kildare festival

KILDARE TOWN survived yet another invasion as the third annual Kildare Town Medieval Festival took to the streets recently. The...

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Kildare volunteers help to reduce youth crime

A VOLUNTEER mentoring service is having a very positive impact on youth crime in Co Kildare. Mentoring charity Le Chéile...

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Day services for elderly under threat

DAY care services for the elderly in Monasterevin will simply stop if the HSE doesn’t provide funding for a proper...

Thursday, 24/08/17 - 10:01am Read More

Picture perfect at Castledermot show

CASTLEDERMOT LOCAL History Group has no less than three exhibitions on display in Teach Diarmada Community Centre from 21 to...

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Local tattoo artist forges a path in jewellery making

A LOCAL tattoo artist is currently making waves in the world of jewellery, having recently launched her debut collection at...

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