Kildare News

Lilies are on a winning streak

A LOCAL woman has won €32,000 after appearing on the National Lottery Winning Streak game show  almost 19 years after she first appeared on the show. Appearing on Winning Streak is a once-in-a-lifetime event for most people but Rosemary O’Brien,...

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Ladies enjoy Nollag na mBan in memory of local woman

IT was ladies night in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge recently at the 15th annual Nollaig na mBan ball organised in...

Thursday, 17/01/19 - 11:57am Read More

New Comhaltas branch responds to huge appentite for Irish culture

TRADITIONAL music has become a little more accessible in South Kildare thanks to the new Athy Comhaltas Group. For the...

Thursday, 17/01/19 - 11:55am Read More

Athy honours one of its own

A LARGE crowd took to the main street in Athy on Sunday as a commemorative plaque for well-known local performer...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:11pm Read More

Forestry generates over €97m in Kildare

MORE than €97million was generated in Kildare in 2017 from forestry income according to new figures released by the Department...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:29pm Read More

McAuley Place to welcome former Eurovision winner

CHARLIE McGettigan, who won the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland while performing with Paul Harrington, will play a gig...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:07pm Read More

Enhanced CCTV could help solve Deirdre Jacob case

GARDAÍ could make progress in the case of missing Kildare woman Deirdre Jacob by digitising CCTV footage captured on the...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 12:03pm Read More

Lucky Louis strikes again

A KILDARE newsagents is earning a reputation for being one of Ireland’s luckiest National Lottery shops. A lucky customer in...

Wednesday, 16/01/19 - 11:06am Read More

Lourdes group thankful for festive donations

THE Kildare Carmelite Lourdes Committee has acknowledged and highlighted their thanks for the huge support and generosity they received in...

Monday, 14/01/19 - 12:05pm Read More

New playground planned for Caragh

KILDARE Co Council have unveiled plans for a brand-new playground to be built in Caragh. The project is the fourth...

Monday, 14/01/19 - 12:04pm Read More

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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