Kildare News

Kildare tapas being exported to Spain

IN what must be the culinary equivalent of coals to Newcastle, a Kildare woman is successfully exporting tapas to Spain after engaging in an innovative programme available to new Irish food producers. In an effort to capitalise on one of...

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Funding given for Kildangan Hall and Tanyard building in Ballitore

THE Kildangan Hall Committee is among those delighted about the recent allocation of funding under the Town and Village Renewal...

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Average price of farming land among the highest

THE Mid-East region – which comprises Kildare, Meath, Wicklow and Louth – had the highest average price per acre of...

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Salon gets super props for Pieta

AN Athy beauty salon raised €350 for Pieta House with the help of some very impressive superhero props for Hallowe’en....

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Towns needs not one but two more bridges

LOCAL TD Fiona O’Loughlin has called for not one, but two more bridges to help alleviate the traffic problems in...

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Virtual reality experience brings legends to life

THE best way to describe the new virtual reality experience at Kildare Town Heritage Centre is a front row seat...

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Council reveals latest on new Naas Library

KILDARE Co Council has chosen its shortlist of preferred contractors for the new library in theTown Hall in Naas, and...

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New appointment for Kildare Chamber

COUNTY Kildare Chamber has announced the appointment of Rachel Cooke as its business development manager. It has been a time...

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One year on Shauntelle is enjoying life after cancer

IT’S been just over a year since a young woman returned from the US after undergoing life-saving treatment for cancer....

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New choir gallery opened in Castledermot church

THE official opening and blessing of the new choir gallery at the Church of the Assumption in Castledermot was held...

Saturday, 09/11/19 - 3:48pm Read More

National News

Motorists urged to take ‘extreme caution’ as snow falls across the country

By Rebecca Stiffe Motorists are being urged to exercise extreme caution in Leinster and Munster as snow and sleet falls across Ireland this evening. Two swans on a lake in Drumphea Co Carlow are caught in the first snow of...

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Calls for Port of Cork to cut ties with US firm

By Eoin English The Port of Cork is facing calls to cut ties with a US firm which could see...

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Lisa Smith willing to talk to anyone to clear name

By Vivienne Clarke Lisa Smith. Photo: ITV Louth TD Peter Fitzpatrick has said that Dundalk woman Lisa Smith is “willing...

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Lorraine Clifford-Lee criticised for ‘racist comments’ about Travellers

By Vivienne Clarke Martin Collins of Pavee Point has described comments by Fianna Fáil Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee as “not just...

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Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín passes away after long illness

By Denise O’Donoghue Cork-born actor and comedian Niall Tóibín has passed away, his family has confirmed. A statement by his...

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Charlie Flanagan rejects claims gardaí turning blind eye to border conflict

The Justice Minister has rejected claims that gardaí have been turning a blind eye to conflict in border areas in...

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Some Irish customers charged for Uber trips they didn’t take

The National Transport Authority is to meet Uber management over users of the app being wrongly charged. A number of...

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Increased funding for NTPF as 86k children waiting to see specialist

The high number of people waiting for outpatient appointments is a “particular challenge”, according to the Health Minister. Simon Harris...

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€500m sewage treatment plant in Dublin gets go ahead

File photo An Bord Pleanála has approved plans for a €500 million sewage treatment plant in Dublin. Irish Water said...

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‘He took kids like a pied piper on a bus’ – Documentary examines scouting abuses and cover-ups

A new documentary reveals major failures in Scouting Ireland’s handling of suspected sexual predators. Up to March this year, there...

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