Three Kildare schools win Student Theatre Awards

THE film making and acting abilities of Kildare students was recognised at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards where three Kildare schools received awards. The top prize in the Best Female Performance in a Leading Role category was...

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International award for Kildare musician

A KILDARE man has just been announced as the International Artist of the Year at the Australian Music Awards The Roving Crows are fronted by Paul O’Neill who founded the band in Cheltenham in 2009. Over the past eight years...

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Deal on cancer clinic at Magee Barracks still long way off

MAGEE Barracks in Kildare town is in the sights of a British company hoping to spend €50 million on a...

Thursday, 18/05/17 - 3:07pm Read More

Newbridge has a lotto, lotto luck

IT’S official! The luckiest place in the county to buy your National Lottery ticket has been revealed after a Kildare...

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Star-studded day as Camilla meets racing legends during whirlwind tour

SIX YEARS on from Queen Elizabeth II’s historic visit to the Irish National Stud, her daughter-in-law Camilla, duchess of Cornwall,...

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Celine takes the cake with operatic Moat fundraiser

IRELAND’S top opera singer Celine Byrne was back home in Naas this month to help raise funds for The Moat...

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New chapter for Athy as work starts on €4m library

WORK on the €4 million Athy Community Library development has begun at the former Dominican church in Athy. Minister for...

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Cannabis use is growing problem among Kildare’s young people

The use of cannabis in Kildare is the biggest issue faced by health and social care professionals working with adolescents...

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Gardai went above and beyond call of duty

A NEWBRIDGE mother paid tribute to two local gardaí this week who gave her and her sick son a high...

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Making the most of the river in Athy

ATHY is fast earning itself a reputation as a great venue for water based activities. More than 250 people took...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 12:43pm Read More

Records smashed at Punchestown

All time record breaking crowds attended Punchestown this year. More than 120,000 people made their way through the gates for...

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Local photographer ‘blown away’ by generosity of people

A Kildare photographer battling advanced colon cancer says he has been blown away by the generousity of people who have...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 2:16pm Read More

Kildare groups get share of Intel grants

TWENTY-seven organisations from Co Kildare will receive funding of more than €120,000 from Intel as part of their 2016 Matching...

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Army families protest on behalf of soldiers

FAMILY members of soliders based in the Curragh Camp were out in protest on Thursday highlighting pay and conditions at...

Wednesday, 26/04/17 - 3:06pm Read More

Seasonal jobs definitely under threat at Kilberry

BORD na Mona in Kilberry won’t have enough staff left to remain viable if seasonal workers are let go. This...

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Former Dominican priory to open as emergency accommodation for families

THE former Dominican Piory in Athy is to open as emergency accommodation for families. Kildare Co Council has entered into...

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Teacher inspired love of writing in Naas film maker

A FILM producer from Naas who has just released his first feature film has credited his former English teacher at...

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Reports mask true extent of speeding traffic

A CALL for an audit of all recent traffic surveys carried out by Kildare Co council has been made following...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:28pm Read More

Tree of hope planted to remember those affected by suicide

A TREE of Hope, in memory of all who have died through suicide, was planted at a special ceremony in...

Thursday, 20/04/17 - 3:31pm Read More

Clongowes teacher is new Kildare Rose

THE newly crowned 2017 Kildare Rose, Deirbhle Mulvihill from Kilcock, has promised to ‘give it a go for the Lilies’...

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