Millennium baby turns 18

BIRTHDAY celebrations were extra special at Athy Rugby Club last week when Kildare’s first Millennium baby celebrated her 18th birthday. Emma Whelan was born in the early hours of New Year’s Day in 2000 becoming the first baby in the...

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No name change for Newbridge estate

ANY proposal to change the name of the Newbridge housing estate where a terrace of homes were destroyed by fire in just half an hour in March 2015 would be against planning permission and would cause problems for various state...

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Funding focused on Athy projects

FUNDING from the RAPID National Grants Programme for Co Kildare is to go to Athy based projects. Funding of €64,500...

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Woman appalled by ‘Dickensian’ ordeal at K Doc

A LOCAL woman and her daughter endured what they described as a ‘Dickensian’ ordeal when they visited the K Doc...

Thursday, 04/01/18 - 12:43pm Read More

Orla sets her sights on the Transplant Games in 2019

ORLA Tinsley has her sights set on competing in the World Transplant Games in 2019. The Newbridge native and Cystic...

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Refurbished and extended hospice to re-open in January

THE newly refurbished and extended St Brigid’s Hospice which includes the former Drogheda Memorial Hospital will be officially opened in...

Thursday, 04/01/18 - 12:46pm Read More

More ofarrell

More ofarrell

Increased demand for Kildare women’s refuge

Gold Gaisce for two Kildare young people

Naas ‘think space’ gets €2m funding

Woman was assaulted with crowbar in Kildare

No decision on future use of convent building

Local group to take on Four Peaks Challenge

Marauding dogs kill 13 sheep

Welcome for plan to ditch ‘useless loo’