Kildare News

ATHY TO LOSE COUNCILLOR

ATHY will lose a councillor following a rejig of local election boundaries. A report by the Local Electoral Boundary Committee published last Wednesday recommended that Co Kildare be split up into seven electorial divisions rather than the existing five. The...

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CRISIS IN SCHOOL FUNDING

A GROUP of school principals from the Newbridge area have rallied togather to highlight a crisis with school funding. The...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:47pm Read More

Athy celebrates is local heroes

THERE was standing room only as the councillors of the Athy Municipal District celebrated four of their local heroes at...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:49pm Read More

Congratulation to our Special Olympians

SEVENTY-seven Kildare athletes won a total of 91 medals at the Irish Special Olympics finals at the weekend. The athletes...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:53pm Read More

Local nun celebrates her golden jubilee

MARY Lawless from Kildangan was joined by some 120 members of her extended family and close friends to celebrate her...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:55pm Read More

Kildare Sport

Kildare players in good hands under Welch

IN the modern GAA world, the strength and conditioning coach is more important than ever and Kildare are lucky enough to have one of the best in the business. In his day job, Neil Welch is Head of Rebab at...

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Divided loyalties in McConnon household

THERE is a very clear division in the McConnon house in Palatine, Carlow this week in the lead up to...

Friday, 25/05/18 - 10:21am Read More

Intermediate and Junior Football Championships start this weekend

IT might be clich├ęd to say that the newly named Pittman Traffic & Safety Intermediate Football Championship is one of...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 1:07pm Read More