Permanent home sought for Made of Athy exhibition

Athy councillor Mark Leigh has asked that the council help the Made of Athy project find a permanent home for an exhibition in the town. The project, devised by Colm Walsh, has been a tremendous success, honouring through a series...

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Kildare woman involved in movement with a purpose

An online platform for young adults from ethnic minority backgrounds, founded by Maynooth University alumni Esther Ade and Favor Weyimi-Oboyo, is just one of the projects led by people who recently graduated from the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Ideas Academy. Currently in development, The Purpose Movement will be a platform that equips and empowers college...

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Pender “unsurprised” at ESRI Disability Report

“DISTURBING, but not surprising” is how a Newbridge councillor described the findings of a recent ESRI analysis on the employment prospects...

Sunday, 26/09/21 - 8:45am Read More

UPDATE: Today’s death notices in Kildare

The death has occurred of Martin Muldowney The Oaks, Newbridge, Kildare   Late of Ashley Lodge Nursing Home. Peacefully at...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 5:54pm Read More

Student accommodation crisis: ‘Students are always an afterthought, they’re neglected’

Muireann Duffy A decade of Government inaction has led to thousands of students around the county being unable to find...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 5:41pm Read More

Progress being made on multiple Athy MD projects

Progress on a range of exciting projects in the Athy Municipal District area is continuing. For example, of the 36,340m...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 3:45pm Read More

The death has been announced of James (Jim) Pender Woodlands, Rathangan / Kildangan

The death has occurred of James (Jim) Pender Woodlands, Rathangan, Kildare / Kildangan, Kildare   James (Jim) Pender, Woodlands, Rathangan...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 3:30pm Read More

Pet blessings return to Kildare

AFTER a year’s absence, the chance for pet owners to have their beloved animal closer to its Maker returns to...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 2:39pm Read More

Inquiry launched after prison officers go ‘on the beer’ while escorting dangerous criminal

      Four prison officers are under investigation after three of them “went on the beer” during the escort...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 1:10pm Read More

Wall: Housing Adaptation and Housing Aid grants not fit for purpose

Speaking in the Seanad this week, Kildare Senator Mark Wall requested an urgent debate with the Minister for Housing, Local...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 12:30pm Read More

Samaritans volunteer on walking tour to visit Kildare branch

A Samaritans volunteer who is raising awareness of the mental health charity by walking over 9,000 kilometres will visit Samaritans...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 11:15am Read More

Today’s Death Notices in Kildare

  The death has occurred of Mary Kerins (née Duff) Townspark, Athy, Kildare     Kerins, Mary late of Townspark,...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 10:58am Read More

Heydon helps secure Chinese market for Irish meat products

Ministers McConalogue and Heydon signing the meat export protocol with China this week. LOCAL TD, and the Minister with responsibility...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 10:24am Read More

Wind farms ‘increasingly central’ to economy

Wind energy has been described as Ireland’s best tool in the battle against climate change and a growing source of...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 9:15am Read More

Medical scientists to vote on industrial action 

FURTHER pressures could be piled on the HSE from Monday (27 September) after Medical scientists debate a motion calling on...

Saturday, 25/09/21 - 8:11am Read More

Another 1,163 COVID cases confirmed

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1,163 confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of 8am today, 297...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 5:42pm Read More

High Court action brought to obtain medals for all Jadotville veterans

Aodhan O’Faolain Campaigners seeking to honour Irish soldiers who fought at Jadotville have brought a High Court challenge over fears...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 5:07pm Read More

Castledermot estate still not taken in charge

The taking in charge of the Friary estate in Castledermot has been raised at a local council meeting. Cllr Aoife...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 4:20pm Read More

Nearly 900 COVID cases reported in Kildare in two weeks

Between 7 and 20 September, Kildare Local Electoral Area (LEA) had the highest COVID 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 population...

Friday, 24/09/21 - 3:11pm Read More