Kildare News

Council seeks funding to move Naas library

KILDARE Co Council has applied for funding to relocate Naas library to the Town Hall. The move, which was confirmed earlier this year, took a step closer with the welcome application of funding under an urban regeneration scheme. In February...

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Green light for Athy Primary Care Centre

A NEW primary care centre for Athy has been given the green light by planning officials. Planning permission for the...

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Kildare villages benefit from renewal scheme

MORE than €500,000 in funding was announced on Friday for village renewal schemes in Kildare. Rathangan and Kilcullen were each...

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Kildare is the largest Irish speaking county outside of the Gaeltacht

KILDARE Co Council is to examine the possibility of appointing a dedicated Irish language officer. Irish language committee Coiste Na...

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Athy plays host to sign language festival

ATHY recently played host to a very successful Irish  Sign Language festival. The event saw people from the deaf community...

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New book celebrates a great Kildare artist

THIRTY years of work by the late Kildare artist Gill Berry are featured in a new book put together by...

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Workers told to stop collecting rubbish in Athy

COMMUNITY workers in Athy who meet five mornings a week to collect rubbish say they have been told to stop...

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Emotion run high as hospice reopens after €6m renovation

AFTER many years of campaigning and fundraising a newly renovated €6m hospice was officially opened in the Curragh yesterday (Monday)....

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Newbridge mum chosen to represent Ireland at Relay for Life conference

A COURAGEOUS  Newbridge mother has been chosen to represent Ireland at a European Relay for Life conference in Amsterdam this...

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Presidential candidate presents certificates to local students

A GROUP of graduates who have just completing a two-year course on politics and voting with the European Down Syndrone...

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National News

Minister to visit Athy

SENIOR officials from Enterprise Ireland and the IDA will accompany the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys when she visits Athy this Thursday. The visit follows the announcement from Coca Cola last month that it is to leave...

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