New acute mental health unit announced for Naas Hospital

A GOVERNMENT plan announced on Friday for the future of Ireland includes a new acute mental health unit at Naas Hospital. Commitment to a new build on the hospital site will take serious pressure off the 29 bed facility in...

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Project Ireland 2040 includes major investment in Kildare

THE government committed to a number of major investments for Kildare as part of a €115bn plan for the future. Project Ireland 2040, announced on Friday, promises a new mental health unit at Naas Hospital, a new endoscopy unit, commitment...

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Rents rose by almost 10% in Co Kildare in last year

RENTS in Kildare at the end of 2017 were 9.7% higher than they were at the end of 2016. The...

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Banking on success at regional final

A TEAM of students from Athy Community College has made it to the final of a national competition which tests...

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School places secured for five children but two still facing long commute

A GROUP of Newbridge based children with special needs who were unable to secure secondary school places locally received some...

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Behind the scenes at Athy’s new library

ATHY is bubbling with excitement as the new €4million library is about to open its doors. The community facility housed...

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Plans for Kildare town park on public display

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Tidy Towns groups target the top spot

Local man missing in the Himalayas

Top band open rock school

Council to develop app for services

A strange discovery on the Curragh!