Kildare News

Making his mark in world of darts

A TEENAGER from Athy is making a mark in the world of darts. 15-year-old Damien Moore from Belview will represent Ireland at the World Darts Federation European cup in Turkey next July. The junior certificate student at Ardscoil na Trionóide...

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Local author launches paperback

NAAS author, screenwriter and playwright Paul FitzSimons launched a paperback version of his debut novel  Burning Matches  at an event...

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Councillor walks out of meeting over roads issues

COUNCILLOR  Ivan Keatley walked out of the December meeting of Athy Municipal District over what he described as unfair treatment...

Wednesday, 12/12/18 - 3:06pm Read More

Last surviving founder of Moore Abbey celebrates 100th birthday

A MUCH loved and cherished nun was celebrated and acknowledged at the weekend when she reached her 100th birthday. Sr Mary...

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Sharon’s star shines in royal company in the West End

NAAS native Sharon Sexton  performed in front of an audience including Prince Harry, Megan Markle and 600 war veterans in...

Monday, 10/12/18 - 4:33pm Read More

Kildare youths attend national showcase

MEMBERS of Kildare Comhairle na nÓg (Council of Youth) were among a large group of young people, aged between 12...

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Workplaces encouraging staff to have happy hearts

TWO local workplaces were awarded for their efforts when its comes to employees’ heart heath. Naas General Hospital and jockey...

Monday, 10/12/18 - 4:11pm Read More

Call for ‘troublesome’ neighbour to be evicted

LOCAL councillors have called for the removal of a troublesome tenant from a housing estate in Newbridge. At the district’s...

Monday, 10/12/18 - 4:08pm Read More

Author nominated for literary award

KILDARE based author, Peter Cunningham’s novel,  Acts of Allegiance,  has been nominated for the Dublin International Literary Award 2019. The...

Monday, 10/12/18 - 4:06pm Read More

Councillors set up forum in Kilberry

IN LIGHT of Bord na Móna job losses and possible closures, local representatives from Athy hope to set up a...

Friday, 07/12/18 - 12:48pm 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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